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The latest news releases for the Missouri Department of Social Services.



 



Department of Social Services experiencing statewide phone service disruption

Thu, 10 November 2016 20:15:01 GMT

AT&T cut to Jefferson City fiber optic line disrupts phone service to Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline and Family Support Division Information Center



Missouri receives federal approval to expand Medicaid dental services to eligible adults

Tue, 10 May 2016 16:15:01 GMT

Expansion approved by Missouri General Assembly in 2015, will continue in 2017 under recently signed state budget



Low-income Missourians get heating bill help to keep homes warm

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 14:15:01 GMT

Applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program now being accepted



MO HealthNet Pilot Project Adds New Community Support to Help Stabilize Outpatient Care and Reduce Need for Hospital Care

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:00:01 GMT

"...nearly a thousand MO HealthNet participants could benefit from this innovative community support that may help them overcome obstacles in their life that can come between them and better health"



Gov. Nixon congratulates Missouri Children's Division on its reaccreditation by the Council on Accreditation

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:00:01 GMT

Missouri and only four other states are accredited by the Council on Accreditation.



Missouri, as part of 25-state consortium, designates new Hepatitis C drug for Medicaid patients; reaches agreement that will save taxpayers millions of dollars in Fiscal Year 2016

Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:30:01 GMT

Viekira to replace Sovaldi as preferred treatment option; pharmaceutical maker to pay rebate to the state



Low-income Missourians to receive assistance staying warm this winter

Wed, 05 Nov 2014 20:30:01 GMT

Applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program now being accepted



Jackson County Children's Division in Compliance with Council on Accreditation Standards

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:30:01 GMT

The Council on Accreditation is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of community-based behavioral healthcare and social service organizations. Missouri is one of only six states accredited by the Council on Accreditation and is currently in the reaccreditation process.



Tim Decker named Director of Missouri Children's Division within the Department of Social Services

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 20:15:01 GMT

Nationally recognized leader with nearly three decades experience to lead agency working to prevent child abuse and neglect