Medicaid Expansion Applications Underway, Might be Processed by October 1

Eligible applicants can apply for health care under Missouri’s Medicaid expansion.

Medicaid, also known as MO HealthNet, says applications won’t be processed until October 1. The Department of Social Services (DSS), Family Support Division Director Kim Evans addressed the department in a video on what comes next for the program.

Right now, the staff is providing training for all staff. DSS staff will reevaluate the applications of Missourians who applied from July 1 to August 9 to see if they’re eligible.