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July 07, 2017

Department of Social Services Reviews Administrative Rules and Seeks Public Input

Jefferson City, MO—Today, in response to Governor Eric Greitens' Executive Order 17-03  and pursuant to §536.175, RSMo, the Missouri Department of Social Services has launched a review of the department's administrative rules. Public comments will be received until September 15, 2017.

"We encourage Missourians to comment and attend upcoming public hearings regarding this review," said Steve Corsi, Psy.D., Acting Director, Department of Social Services. "We are excited to hear the public's thoughts on how to optimize our operation and performance as a state agency." Missourians will have an opportunity to comment on each of the rules of the Department of Social Services:  Children's Division, Division of Youth Services, Family Support Division, MO HealthNet, Missouri Medicaid Audit and Compliance Unit, Division of Finance and Administrative Services, Division of Legal Services, and the Director's Office.

To review the rules, please visit You can submit comments online, send them by email to, send them by mail to Rules Comment, PO Box 1527, Jefferson City, MO  65102-1527 or by FAX 573-522-6092. Please reference the rule in your comments.

Public hearings for commenting will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the following dates at these locations:

St. Louis-Thursday, July 20
Wainwright State Office Building
Room 116
111 N.7th Street

Springfield- Wednesday, August 2
Library Center (TLC)  
4653 S. Campbell Avenue

Kansas City-Tuesday, August 8
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Town Square Room
4801 Rockhill Road

Jefferson City-Monday, August 28
Truman Building
Room 490/492
301 W. High Street


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