Family MO HealthNet (MAGI) Manual

1805.005.00 Resident of Missouri

IM-22 April 22, 2024; IM-95 September 21, 2021; IM-97 November 9, 2015; IM-125 December 31, 2013

42 CFR subsection 435.403 requires individuals to reside in the state where they are applying for benefits. The residence requirement is verified through self-attestation.

Note: College students who attend college in Missouri and intend to reside in Missouri while a student meet the Missouri residency requirement for MO HealthNet (MHN) eligibility.

Continuous Eligibility for Children (CEC) does not transfer from state to state.  If a child who has continuous eligibility moves out of the state of Missouri, eligibility can be ended. Refer to 1805.070.00 Continuous Eligibility for Children.