Quick Facts About Department of Social Services

State Fiscal Year 2015

MO HealthNet1
Facts Count
Number of people enrolled for MO HealthNet services 883,672
MO HealthNet dollars spent state fiscal year 20142 $7,791.4 mil
Estimated federal portion of MO HealthNet dollars spent $4,752.3 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for inpatient hospital services $641.1 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for physician services $557.0 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for nursing home services $1,065.7 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for pharmacy services $1,254.9 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for managed care payments $1,052.3 mil
Family Support
Facts Count
Child support collections (IV-D and non-IV-D) $882.9 mil
Average monthly temporary assistance families3 31,053
Total temporary assistance payments3 $80.9 mil
Average monthly food stamp benefit recipients 840,642
Total food stamp benefits received $1,245.3 mil
Child Protection and Permanency
Facts Count
Children involved in hotline reports4 96,941
Children with substantiated abuse or neglect5 6,244
Children with family assessments5 55,019
Average monthly children in foster care6 13,033
Children adopted 1,312
Total Children’s Services expenditures7 $222.1 mil
Average monthly children receiving subsidized child care8 33,772
Child care expenditures $124.9 mil
Youth Services
Facts Count
Youths committed9 713
Average monthly youths in DYS custody 1,286