December 1973 Eligibility Requirements Manual

1015.020.00 Absence From Missouri

IM-32 March 28, 2012

When an applicant or participant temporarily leaves the State for purposes such as visiting friends or relatives, or securing healthcare, the applicant or participant’s residency is not affected.

When an applicant or participant moves to another State intending to live there permanently or for an indefinite period of time, assistance is discontinued because Missouri residence has been abandoned.