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Every Woman Counts Income Eligibility Guidelines Update

March 28, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018, Every Woman Counts (EWC) providers are to use the following income guidelines when determining recipient eligibility for EWC. Providers should disregard all previous EWC income eligibility guideline charts.

EWC recipients must have a household income at or below 200 percent of the federal Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines. The HHS poverty guidelines are adjusted annually. “Gross household income” means income before taxes and other deductions.

EWC Income Eligibility Guidelines
200 Percent of the 2016 HHS Poverty Guidelines by Household Size
Effective April 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018

Number of Persons Living in Household Monthly Gross Household Income Annual Gross Household Income
1 $2,010 $24,120
2 $2,707 $32,480
3 $3,403 $40,840
4 $4,100 $49,200
5 $4,797 $57,560
6 $5,493 $65,920
7 $6,190 $74,280
8 $6,887 $82,640
For each additional person, add: $697 $8,360

Manual replacement pages reflecting these changes will be released in a future Medi-Cal Update.