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: INCREASE IN VENDOR MAXIMUM MONTHLY MAINTENANCE STANDARD AND MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM SPOUSAL SHARE
Effective January 1, 2020, the Maximum Monthly Maintenance Standard, and the minimum and maximum spousal share amounts are increased.
The new Maximum Monthly Maintenance Standard is $3217.00. IM Manual APPENDIX B – Maintenance Standards for Allotments has been updated to reflect the change effective January 1, 2020.
The Minimum Monthly Maintenance Standard of $2114 was announced in Memo IM-#145, dated September 24, 2019.
The new minimum spousal share is $25,728.00. The new maximum spousal share is $128,640.00. Both amounts become effective for any assessment completed on or after January 1, 2020. IM Manual Sections 1030.035.10, 1030.035.20 and 1030.035.25 have been updated to reflect the spousal share increases effective January 1, 2020.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.