"The state’s efforts to exclude qualified providers from its Medicaid program are out of touch with public needs and should be rejected."
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Missouri issues over $230M in lost wages assistance to unemployed workers; funding for federal program ends
Missouri was among the first five states to be approved for LWA funding and was the third state to begin paying the LWA supplement to unemployed workers.
Missouri has become only the third state in the nation to begin processing payments to unemployed workers under the federal Lost Wages Assistance program.
DSS announced that parents may now use Apple Pay, Google Pay, and PayPal to make their monthly child support payment.
Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin wants to see FosterAdopt Connect, a nonprofit that helps both families and children throughout the fostering process, establish a presence in northeast Missouri.
The online purchasing option is “permanent” and “will remain an ongoing option.”
Missouri will soon be able to allow online grocery purchases with SNAP benefits after receiving approval from the federal government Tuesday.
"This is just another example of red tape we can cut through to improve the health and safety of Missourians."
Missouri’s top leaders said they are concerned about the “alarming drop” in calls made to the state’s child abuse hotline as schools have shuttered.
The Department of Social Services Family Support Division has increased and extended food stamp certifications in Missouri in response to COVID-19.