LINE 8b Uninsured Monthly Health Care Expenses Paid For Child(ren):

List the monthly amount paid by each parent for the child(ren)'s health care expenses not reimbursed by insurance.

 

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Authorís Note: Children's health care expenses not reimbursed by insurance, together with childrenís health insurance premiums not paid by an employer or other third party, are added together to determine if their sum exceeds five percent of the table amount. If so, the additional amount is deemed "extraordinary." Extraordinary amounts are added to any day care or special child rearing expenses, and proportioned to the respective parents by ratio of income on Line 12 of the Child Support Worksheets. The parent paying health care expenses not reimbursed by insurance is credited for the payment on line 14a.

 

Allocation Standard #2: Health care expenses: Ordinary health care expenses are included in the economic table. Monthly health care expenses that exceed five percent of the basic support obligation shall be considered extraordinary health care expenses. Extraordinary health care expenses shall be shared by the parents in the same proportion as the basic support obligation.

 

Health Care and Special Expenses In General

PART II: HEALTH CARE, DAY CARE, AND SPECIAL CHILD REARING EXPENSES

Pursuant to ALLOCATION STANDARD #4, "The court may exercise its discretion to determine the necessity for and the reasonableness of all amounts ordered in excess of the basic child support obligation".

Pursuant to ALLOCATION STANDARD #2: Health care expenses and #3: Day care and special child rearing expenses, extraordinary health care, day care and special child rearing expenses shall be shared by the parents in the same proportion as the basic support obligation. NOTE: The court order should reflect that extraordinary health care, day care and special child rearing expenses not listed should be apportioned by the same percentage as the basic child support obligation.

Monthly Average of Expenses: If a health care, day care, or special child rearing expense is annual or varies during the year, divide the annual total of the expense by 12 to determine a monthly amount.