Quick Facts About Department of Social Services

State Fiscal Year 2016

MO HealthNet1
Facts Count
Number of people enrolled for MO HealthNet services 965,095
MO HealthNet dollars spent state fiscal year 20162 $689.9 mil
Estimated federal portion of MO HealthNet dollars spent $391.5 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for inpatient hospital services $1,320.6 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for physician services $554.1 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for nursing home services $1,093.4 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for pharmacy services $1,337.0 mil
MO HealthNet dollars for managed care payments $1,212.5 mil
Family Support
Facts Count
Child support collections (IV-D and non-IV-D) $890.1 mil
Average monthly temporary assistance families3 23,815
Total temporary assistance payments3 $59.7 mil
Average monthly food stamp benefit recipients 828,203
Total food stamp benefits received $1,215.9 mil
Child Protection and Permanency
Facts Count
Children involved in hotline reports4 99,735
Children with substantiated abuse or neglect5 6,302
Children with family assessments5 56,950
Average monthly children in foster care6 13,276
Children adopted 1,524
Total Children’s Services expenditures7 $213.7 mil
Average monthly children receiving subsidized child care8 36,551
Child care expenditures $136.8 mil
Youth Services
Facts Count
Youths committed9 679
Average monthly youths in DYS custody 855