If the participant states s/he meets an exemption, allow her/ him five business days to provide the documentation or information indicating the request for the documentation. The paperwork proving the exemption must be sent to FSD MWAExclude@dss.mo.gov the same day the MWA System sends the applicable participant alert. Exemptions include:
- Age 60 or over;
- Single parent households with a child under 12 weeks;
- Claiming or receiving permanent or total disability and have applied for, or are receiving, Old Age Survivor’s and Disability Insurance (OASDI) benefits, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, Supplemental Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits, or are disabled as determined by the state Medical Review Team; or
- Needed in the home to care for a disabled individual that lives in the same household.