Presumptive Eligibility Policies and Procedures Handbook

Household Composition

The following individuals are included in the Household Composition if living together:
  • The individual
  • The individual’s spouse
  • The individual’s children who are ages 18 and under
  • If the individual is age 18 or under, count the individual’s parents and siblings ages 18 and under who are living with the individual.
When determining household composition for a pregnant woman or the child of a pregnant woman who receives Medicaid, include the needs of the unborn child/ren. Consider the countable income of any individual included in the household composition.