Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: PATRICK LUEBBERING, DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: INTRODUCTION OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION (VA) INCOME GUIDE FOR ALL PROGRAMS AND REVISIONS TO VA INCOME FOR MO HEALTHNET FOR THE AGED, BLIND, AND DISABLED (MHABD) PROGRAMS
This memorandum is to introduce the Veterans Administration Income Guide and to announce the revision of MHABD manual sections 0805.015.10 Income Exclusions, 0805.15.35 Income Exemptions/Deductions, and 0815.030.05 Determining Gross Income.
This guide was created to support staff when evaluating and entering Veterans Administration income for all programs.
Manual section 0805.015.10 Income Exclusions, is revised to remove FAMIS income codes and to describe various VA income sources.
Manual section 0805.15.35 Income Exemptions/Deductions, is revised to address VA medical coverage.
Manual section 0815.030.05 Determining Adjusted Gross Income, is revised to remove FAMIS references and to add clarification to the reference to reduced VA pensions.
Two training guides, Veterans Education Assistance Payment in FAMIS and Veterans Administration (VA) Income Exclusions in FAMIS, have been developed to assist staff with entering information into FAMIS.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.