Proposed Rules

The following are summaries and other information related to Proposed Rules that the Department of Social Services has submitted to the Secretary of State for Publication in the Missouri Register. These rules will not go into effect until the public has had an opportunity to submit written comments, and to attend a public hearing if one is scheduled.

Any person may offer comments on a Proposed Rule. The instructions for submitting comments, and the location and date of a hearing if one is scheduled, are located after the text of each rule. Please note that the official text of a Proposed Rule is the version that appears in the Missouri Register, not the draft copy on this site. Refer to the official copy if you wish to submit comments.

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Proposed Rule Summary Fiscal Note(s) Link to
Missouri
Register
Date Posted
13 CSR 35-32.010 Basis of Payment- Proposed Rescission This rule established requirements to participate in the child care subsidy programs both as a benefit participant and as a child care provider. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.050 Definitions This requlation establishes the definition that will be used throughout regulations 13 CSR 35-32.050 to 13 CSR 35-32.130. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.060 Eligibility and Authorization for Child Care Subsidy This rule establishes the requirements for eligiblity requirements and authorization of child care subsidy. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.070 Registration Requirements for Child Care Providers Serving Four or Less Unrelated Children The purpose of this rule is to implement the provisions of section 210.025 and 210.027, RSMo., for the purpose of registering child care providers and defining eligiblity for providers to receive state or federal funds for providing child care services. Yes February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.080 Registration Requirements for Child Care Facilities that are Licensed Exempt The purpose of this rule is to implement provision of section 210.027, RSMo., relating to child care facilities that are licensed exempt or exempt from licensure who receive state or federal funds for providing child care services. Yes February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.090 Requirements for Licensed Child Care Facilities to Contract for State or Federal Child Care Funds The purpose of this rule is to define the requirrements for child care providers licensed by the Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Child Care Regulations, who wish to contract with the division to receive state or federal funds for providing child care services Yes February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.100 Participant Overpayments This rule establishes procedures to use when determining and collecting child care subsidy overpayments made to participants. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.110 Child Care Provider Overpayments This rule establishes procedures to use when determining and collecting child care subsidy overpayments made child care providers. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.120 Regulatory and Contractual Violations of Registered Child Care Providers This rule sets forth the investigation of complaints made on registered child care providers. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 35-32.130 Recordkeeping This rule sets forth the records, documents and reports, which a child care provider shall maintain and, upon request, submit to the division. No February 1, 2017, Volume 42, Number 3
13 CSR 70-3.030 Sanctions for False or Fraudulent Claims for MO HealthNet Services This amendment to subsections (5)(C), (6)(A), (6)(B),and (6)(E) clarifies that the effective date of agency actions is the day the notice is mailed to the provider and not the day the notice is received. No November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 70-3.240 MO HealthNet Primary Care Health Homes This amendment adds uncontrolled asthma in children and obesity as stand-alone chronic conditions that qualify MO HealthNet participants as Primary Care Health Home patients. This amendment also adds depression, anxiety, and substance use disorder as chronic conditions that, in combination with another qualifying condition, qualify MO HealthNet participants as Primary Care Health Home patients. Yes November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 30-1.010 Organization and Operations

This rule described the function and general organization of the Division of Child Support Enforcement.

This rule is being rescinded because the Division of Child Support Enforcement no longer exists. Child Support services are now provided by the Family Support Division of the Department of Social Services.

None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 30-2.020 Financial Performance Measures for Counties under Contract with the Missouri Division of Child Support Enforcement for the Provision of Total Child Support Services in Local Jurisdictions (Level A Counties)

This rule established minimum financial performance measures under which Level A counties would be evaluated to determine the level of incentives each county would receive, under certain conditions, established the basis for termination of county cooperative agreements for the provision of child support services.

This rule is being rescinded because 64 FR 62307-01 removes 45 CRF 305.98 on which this rule was based.

None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 40-1.010 Organization This rule sates the function and general organization of the Division of Family Services to comply with the requirements of section 536.023, RSMo (1986). None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 40-15.455 Eligibility for individuals with a drug felony conviction This rule establishes the requirements to determine whether a participant who has pled guilty or nolo contendere to or is found guilty under federal or state law of a felony involving possession or use of a controlled substance can be eligibility for Food Stamp benefits. Yes November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 40-19.010 Utilicare Program

This rule established the basis which financial assistance would be made to qualified individuals for aid in heating or cooling costs.

This rule is being rescinded because implementation of the Utilicare program is covered entirely in 13 CSR 40-19.020, as well as sections 660.100-660.136, RSMo 2015.

None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 40-19.020 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Utilicare The Department is amending this regulation by updating the language to ensure consistency with updates in the LIHEAP Policy and Procedures Manual. The amendment adds Section (1), defining the scope of the amendment, Section (2) adds new terms and definitions to the regulations, and Section (3) establishes funding for LIHEAP by adding clarifying language, of the general eligibility requirements for LIHEAP, while the addition of sections (7) and (8) reorganizes and clarifies conditions that will render households ineligible for LIHEAP an individual's ineligibility for consideration in a LIEHAP household. The new sections (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), and (15) establish the procedures for how LIHEAP is implemented and clarifies how funds may be used. Section (14) provides the payment amounts for Energy Assistance (EA) as well as a chart for the payment ranges based on household size, income range, and fuel source. None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 40-19.030 Summer Electric Utility Service.

This rule established the requirements to qualify for a summer energy assistance program in 1981.

This rule is being rescinded because it applies only to a program that expired in 1981.

None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 65-3.050 Electronic Signatures for MO HealthNet Program This rule establishes the basis on which Health Care Providers and participants under Missouri Medicaid Title XIX Programs may utilize electronic signatures when validating services rendered and received None November 1, 2016 Volume 41, Number 21 October 27, 2016
13 CSR 70-4.090 – (Uninsured Women’s Health) State-Funded Missouri Woman’s Health Services Program This amendment changes the name of the program that pays for woman’s health services for uninsured women, clarifies the income limits for the program, suspends the federal expenditure authority for the program, and restricts payment for woman’s health services for uninsured women from being made to any organization that provides abortion services. Yes October 17, 2016, Volume 41, Number 20

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