Family Support Division

Medical Services -MO HealthNet

MO HealthNet coverage is automatically available to all recipients of MO HealthNet, Nursing Care, Home and Community-based Services, Supplemental Aid to the Blind, Blind Pension, and Adult Supplemental Payments.

The purpose of the MO HealthNet program is to provide medical services to persons who meet certain eligibility requirements as determined by FSD. The goals of the MO HealthNet program are to promote good health, to prevent illness and premature death, to correct or limit disability, to treat illness, and to provide rehabilitation to persons with disabilities. Eligible persons receive a “MO HealthNet Identification Card” or a letter from the local FSD office.

MO HealthNet for Families (MHF)

This program provides healthcare coverage for families with income that does not exceed the July 16, 1996 Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) income standards.

Who Is Eligible?

Children under age 19 and their parent(s), or other caretakers, with whom they live:

  • who apply for a social security number;
  • who live in Missouri and intend to remain;
  • who are United States citizens or eligible legal immigrants;
  • parents must cooperate with Child Support Enforcement (CSE) in the pursuit of medical support; and
  • whose countable family income for household size does not exceed the July 16, 1996 AFDC income standards.

Currently, income limits are:

Family Size

Income Limit*

2 $234
3 $292
4 $342
5 $388


Family Support Division
615 Howerton Court
P.O. Box 2320

Jefferson City, MO 65102-2320
Telephone: (573) 751-3221
Web page: www.dss.mo.gov/fsd/