means-tested public benefits

Definition of "means-tested public benefits"
  1. Government aid programs like food stamps, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and the State Child Health Insurance Program that are granted based on financial need
How to use "means-tested public benefits" in a sentence
  1. She relied on means-tested public benefits while looking for a new job.
  2. The recession drove a lot of families to apply for means-tested public benefits.
  3. Fewer individuals would be eligible for means-tested public benefits after the policy change.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z