CSPMTL 77 (Revisions to the JFS 05050, "Cash Medical Support Schedule" and Rule 5101:12-47-01.2)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 77
June 24, 2013
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Michael B. Colbert, Director
SUBJECT: Revisions to the JFS 05050, "Cash Medical Support Schedule" and Rule 5101:12-47-01.2

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

Amended RuleAmended Rule TitlePrior Effective Date of RuleEffective Date of Amendment
5101:12‑47‑01.2Medical Support Provisions for Cash Medical Support9/1/20127/01/2013
This rule describes the requirements of the obligor to pay cash medical support when private health insurance that is accessible and reasonable in cost is not available to either parent or is not being provided in accordance with the support order. Changes from the existing rule include: rearranged paragraph (A) for clarity, and revised the effective date of the JFS 05050, "Cash Medical Support Schedule" in paragraph (D).
This rule is authorized by ORC section 3119.51 and amplifies ORC sections 3119.30 and 3119.302.

OCS has revised the following form:

Revised FormRevised Form TitlePrior Effective Date of FormEffective Date of Revision
JFS 05050Schedule of Cash Medical Support Obligations7/20127/2013
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 2011", Estimated annual expenditures on a child by husband-wife families, urban Midwest, 2011.


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.