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: UPDATE TO LEGAL BASIS FOR MO HEALTHNET FOR PREGNANT WOMEN (MPW), SHOW-ME HEALTHY BABIES (SMHB), AND NEWBORN (NBN)-AUTOMATIC MO HEALTHNET ELIGIBILITY
The purpose of this memorandum is to introduce updates to the Legal Basis information in the following sections:
- 010.00 MO HealthNet For Pregnant Women, Legal Basis
- 010.00 Show-Me Healthy Babies, Legal Basis
- 005.00 Newborn-Automatic MO HealthNet Eligibility, Legal Basis
The updates include amended and new regulations (Federal and State) that establishes eligibility guidelines for the aforementioned programs.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.