MO HealthNet1
Facts Count
Number of people enrolled for MO HealthNet services 967,779
MO HealthNet dollars spent state fiscal year 20172 $9,426.2 mil
Estimated federal portion of MO HealthNet dollars spent $6,085.6 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for inpatient hospital services $548.5 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for physician services $452.9 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for nursing home services $1,092.8 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for pharmacy services $1,392.8 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for managed care payments $2,158.9 mil
Family Support
Facts Count
Child support collections (IV-D and non-IV-D) $854.9 mil
Average monthly temporary assistance families3 12,393
Total temporary assistance payments3 $31.3 mil
Average monthly food stamp benefit recipients 745,983
Total food stamp benefits received $1,079.3 mil
Child Protection and Permanency
Facts Count
Children involved in hotline reports4 101,268
Children with substantiated abuse or neglect5 5,633
Children with family assessments5 66,673
Average monthly children in foster care6 13,583
Children adopted 1,737
Total Children’s Services expenditures7 $218.4 mil
Average monthly children receiving subsidized child care8 35,899
Child care expenditures $149.7 mil
Youth Services
Facts Count
Youths committed9 591
Average monthly youths in DYS custody 1,005

1 Does not include Women's Health Services
2 Medicare Buy-In premiums are reported at the statewide level, but not at the county level
3 Includes Transitional Employment Benefit (TEB) cases
4 2018 Children's Division Annual Report, Table 2, total children less unable to locate, inappropriate report and located out of state; agrees with performance management graph methodology
5 Children based on completed investigations/assessments
6 Children's Division Management Report, Table 25, legal status 1 only point-in-time end of month average for July 2017 - June 2018; agrees with performance management graph methodology
7 Excludes all Child Care payments; Performance Based Contractor payments included only at statewide level
8 Any child receiving a payment during the month in a county, July 2017 - June 2018
9 Includes dual jurisdiction cases; agrees with performance management graph methodology