Supplemental Nursing Care (SNC) Manual – Table of Contents

0615.010.00 PERSONAL EXPENSE ALLOWANCE

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Any participant who is receiving a cash nursing home payment except individuals in Department of Mental Health (DMH) contracted placements will be eligible for a monthly Personal Expense Allowance. The personal expense allowance will be issued as a separate payment.

NOTE: The DMH pays their participants a personal payment to meet their personal needs.

Senate Bill 418 (2007) modified RSMo § 208.030 to require any person eligible to receive a monthly Supplemental Nursing Care (SNC) personal expense allowance payment to receive a payment equal to the MO HealthNet vendor nursing personal needs allowance (PNA).

Effective Date MO HealthNet Personal Expense Allowance
January 1, 2015

$50

January 1, 2014

$45

January 1, 2013

$40

January 1, 2012

$35

September 1, 2007 – December 31, 2011

$30