As part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan (ARP) which was signed into law on March 11, 2021, Missouri is eligible to receive a 10% Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage (FMAP) increase in funding for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).
MO HealthNet is seeking feedback for the proposed spending plan for this increase in funding. Feedback can be submitted through August 15, 2021.
To help as you consider this spend plan, you can review the following items to learn more:
- Our Policy Brief on ARP Funding for HCBS (PDF) includes a summary of ARP and how it will affect FMAP funding. This document also includes a term glossary and a section outlining the relevant parts of MODDC’s five year plan that are included in the spend plan.
- Missouri's FMAP Spending Plan (PDF)
What You Can Do
After you have considered the summary document and proposed spend plan, if you would like to submit your feedback, you can do so by:
- Sending a letter to following address:
MO HealthNet Division
615 Howerton Court
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Attn: MHD Director
- Emailing Ask.MHD@dss.mo.gov with “HCBS Spending Plan” as the subject line.
The deadline for feedback submission is August 15, 2021.