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MAGI Household and Tax Filing Game

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Test your knowledge on modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) household composition and tax filer rules.

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Created Date 09.18.19
Last Updated 09.23.19
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Topics of this game:
  • What are the MAGI Household types? (select all that apply)
  • Jim, his girlfriend Jane, Jim's nephew Joey (6), and Jim and Jane's daughter Julie (3) are all applying for Medicaid benefits. Jim is a tax filer and claims his nephew Joey as a tax dependent. Jane will file taxes and will claim Julie as her tax dependent. Jane is pregnant with twins. What is Jim's household size?
  • Jim, his girlfriend Jane, Jim's nephew Joey (6), and Jim and Jane's daughter Julie (3) are all applying for Medicaid benefits. Jim is a tax filer and claims his nephew Joey as a tax dependent. Jane will file taxes and will claim Julie as her tax dependent. Jane is pregnant with twins. What is Jane's household size?
  • Jim, his girlfriend Jane, Jim's nephew Joey (6), and Jim and Jane's daughter Julie (3) are all applying for Medicaid benefits. Jim is a tax filer and claims his nephew Joey as a tax dependent. Jane will file taxes and will claim Julie as her tax dependent. Jane is pregnant with twins. What is Joey's household size?
  • Jim, his girlfriend Jane, Jim's nephew Joey (6), and Jim and Jane's daughter Julie (3) are all applying for Medicaid benefits. Jim is a tax filer and claims his nephew Joey as a tax dependent. Jane will file taxes and will claim Julie as her tax dependent. Jane is pregnant with twins. What is Julie's household size?
  • True or False: SSI Recipients CANNOT be included in the household size for individuals receiving MAGI Medicaid.
  • True or False: When processing a MAF-M case, it is important to know the tax filing status of all household members to determine how many people's financial reserves to count. Remember, a household can only have a maximum of $3000 in reserves.
  • Which one of the below is a MAGI Household composition exception?
  • True or False: if a child is living in a household with a tax-filer parent but is a tax dependent of a non-custodial parent, apply non-filer rules to determine his household size.
  • True or False: You should always apply non-filer rules for an applicant/beneficiary when they are being claimed as a tax dependent but do not plan on filing taxes themselves.