CSPMTL 126 (Revisions to the JFS 05050 and Rule 5101:12-47-99)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 126
July 17, 2017
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Cynthia C. Dungey, Director
SUBJECT: Revisions to the JFS 05050 and Rule 5101:12-47-99

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has amended the following rule.

Amended Rule Amended Rule Title Prior Effective Date of Rule Effective Date of Amendment
5101:12‑47‑99 Chapter 5101:12-47 Form - Medical Support Provisions for Cash Medical 8/15/2015 8/1/2017

This rule contains a compilation of form(s) within division 5101:12 of the Administrative Code, but first cited within Chapter 5101:12-47 of the Administrative Code. Changes from the existing rule include, revised the effective date of the JFS 05050.

This rule is authorized by section 3125.25 of the Revised Code, and amplifies section 3125.03 of the Revised Code.

OCS has revised the following form:

Revised Form Revised Form Title Prior Effective Date of Form Effective Date of Revision
JFS 05050 Schedule of Cash Medical Support Obligations 7/2015 7/2017

The cash medical support schedule is used by all Ohio courts and child support enforcement agencies when calculating the amount of cash medical support to be paid pursuant to a child support order.

Changes from the previous version include: Modified the income ranges and per child expenditure amounts based on the data published by the United States Department of Agriculture: "Expenditures on Children by Families 2015", Estimated annual expenditures on a child by married-couple families, urban Midwest, 2015.


When the CSPMTL is published, the CSPM will be updated as follows:


  • An amended rule will be inserted and the previous version will be moved to the OAC Archive section of the eManuals.
  • A revised form will be replaced with the amended form.

The rules and forms in the CSPM can be accessed at:



Paragraph (I)(1) of OAC rule 5101:12-1-01 states that, whenever a program change requires modification of local procedures, the CSEA is required to revise its internal procedural handbook and submit the revision to OCS within thirty days of the revision. The CSEA should carefully review the amended rules contained in this CSPMTL to determine whether they require the CSEA to update its internal procedural handbook.