FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 https://dssruletracker.mo.gov/dss-proposed-rules. You can submit comments online, send them by email to Rules.Comment@dss.mo.gov, 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
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
301 W. High Street