Home-Based Care Solutions

  • Bathing
  • Cleaning
  • Cooking
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Grooming
  • Laundry
  • Shopping
  • Toilet Assistance
  • Washing Dishes

*Under the direction of a licensed health care professional, IHSS can arrange for paramedical services or provide transportation to and from medical and other necessary appointments.

Healthy Children & Youth (HCY)

The HCY Program provides service coordination and authorization for medically necessary services for MO HealthNet recipients with special health care needs from birth to age 21. Service coordination includes assessment through home visits and links to services and resources that enable individuals to remain safely in their homes with their families. Authorized services may include in-home personal care, in-home nursing care, and skilled-nursing visits


The Participant Must

  • Be a Missouri Resident
  • Be Birth to Age 21
  • Need Medically Necessary Services
  • Be Enrolled In MO HealthNet

Service Coordination

Special Health Care Needs (SHCN) Public Health Nurse Service Coordinators monitor services through assessments, regular home visits, medical records, and care plan reviews.

Service Coordination Includes

  • Evaluation and Assessment of Needs
  • Identifying and Accessing Service Providers
  • Service Plan Development and Implementation Coordination of Services Through Resource
  • Identification and Referral
  • Family Support
  • Assisting in Establishing a Medical Home
  • Transition Planning
  • Prior Authorization of Medically Necessary Services, Including
  • Private Duty Nursing
  • Advanced Personal Care
  • Personal Care Aide
  • Skilled Nursing Visits
  • Authorized Registered Nurse Visits
  • Administrative Case Management

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