CSPMTL 55 (Revisions to the JFS 05050, "Cash Medical Support Schedule")
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 55
March 3, 2011
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Michael B. Colbert, Director
SUBJECT: Revisions to the JFS 05050, "Cash Medical Support Schedule"

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has revised the following form:

Revised FormRevised Form TitlePrior Effective Date of FormEffective Date of Revision
JFS 05050Cash Medical Support Schedule11/20082/2011
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 revised data published by the United States Department of Agriculture: "Expenditures on Children by Families 2009," Estimated annual expenditures on a child by husband-wife families, urban Midwest, 2009; and reformatted to be consistent with other forms developed by OCS.


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

  • A revised form will be replaced with the amended form.

Forms can be accessed on the ODJFS Forms Central InnerWeb page at:


or on the ODJFS Forms Central Internet page 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 give particular care when reviewing the following rule as it contains new or modified requirements with which the CSEA must comply: