- Terminate maintenance payment authorization via the SS-61 if:
- The child is placed with a parent (in this situation, the SS-61 will be closed unless the child is considered to be on trial visit, which is defined as child being returned to principal caretaker for a limited and specified period of time, and court ordered. The placement sub-type will be “A”.); or
- The child is placed with an adoptive family who will not need an adoption subsidy, effective the date of placement.
Related Subject: Section 4, Chapter 30 Subsidizing an Adoption/Legal Guardianship
- The child is transferred to the custody of a relative; or
- The child is placed in the custody of the Juvenile Court excluding the Class I Juvenile Court Counties of Clay, Greene, Jackson and St. Louis; or
- The child is placed in the Missouri schools for the deaf or blind, or Juvenile Court detention, or a medical facility; or
NOTE: The child can have special expense cost met while in these types of placements.
- The child is placed via court order with an ineligible relative or other placement resource.
- Refer to Attachment E of this procedure if the provider received an overpayment from the Division Alternative Care funds.
- Transfer the MO HealthNet card to the parent(s) when the child is returned to their care.
- Invoice payment for special expenses via Form CS-65 within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of the bill for services provided while the child was still in placement.
NOTE: If authorized, payment for special expenses may be invoiced on Form CS-65 after the child’s exit from alternative care, if the service was delivered during the period of time the child was in alternative care.
- Inform the Income Maintenance Worker (IMW) immediately when a child leaves alternative care and is placed in an FSD household.
- Inform other funding sources of the child’s exit from alternative care.
- If appropriate, complete the CS-KIDS-2 to close the child’s KIDS account. Prior to completing a CS-KIDS-2, contact the CPAY Unit to determine if there are funds to be released and the exact amount to be released to the child’s parents or caretaker.