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: FAMILY HEALTHCARE (MAGI) MANUAL APPENDIX H UPDATE – ME 30 AND ME 70 ARE NEWBORN QUALIFYING ME CODES
MANUAL REVISION #122
The purpose of the memorandum is to advise that Appendix H ME Codes Chart in the Family Healthcare (MAGI) Manual has been updated.
ME Codes 30 (Juvenile Courts – Foster Care) and 70 (Juvenile Courts – Foster Care- Poverty) have been moved to the Newborn qualifying ME codes list side of Appendix H ME Codes Chart as they are both Title XIX funded.
In addition, ME Code 42 (MO HealthNet for Kids in Vendor Institution- Poverty) has been moved to ME Code 41 and Code 42 is currently not in use.
- Grant automatic newborn coverage to children born to women receiving (or retroactively eligible for) ME Codes 30 and 70.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.