Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: REGINALD E. McELHANNON, INTERIM DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: FOOD STAMP STANDARD MEDICAL DEDUCTION EXPENSE CLARIFICATION
MANUAL REVISION #83
This memorandum provides clarification to the amount of the Food Stamp Standard Medical Deduction (SMD).
The Standard Medical Deduction (SMD) is $135 ($170 – $35 = $135).
The Food Stamp Manual section, 1115.035.15.05 Amount of Medical Deduction, has been updated to reflect the correct medical deduction expense.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.