Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: INCREASE IN AVERAGE PRIVATE PAY NURSING RATE FOR TRANSFER OF PROPERTY PENALTIES
MANUAL REVISION #
The purpose of this memorandum is to inform staff that the average private pay nursing care rate will increase to $6,588 per month on April 1, 2021. For applications taken on or after April 1, 2021, use $6,588 to determine the number of months of ineligibility for vendor level services.
The current average private pay nursing care rate can be found on Appendix J.
The historical values for average private pay nursing care rates are listed on Appendix N.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.
- Use $6,588 as the average private pay rate effective for applications on or after April 1, 2021.