State law, regulation, or district policy addresses the development of school-based health centers or clinics, even if only through a grant program on some campuses.
Manual for School Health Programs
This manual for school health programs, developed by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and the Missouri Association of School Nurses (MASN), provides a guide to assist school health programs with identifying priorities and school nurses with school health program management, which includes school health services.
Missouri Code of State Regulations 5 20-100.255 Missouri School Improvement Program - 5 Resource and Process Standard and Indicators
G-8—The local board of education and district leadership manage organizational systems and resources for a safe, high-performing learning environment.
- The district leadership has developed and implemented a coordinated approach to school health services
Missouri Healthy Schools, Successful Students
This webpage discusses school health services and provides links to other health resources.
Missouri Revised Statutes 167.603. Grants to assist public schools health services preference — rules — Medicaid payment incentives.
Subject to appropriation, the directors of the departments of health and senior services and social services, in consultation with the commissioner of education of the department of elementary and secondary education, may provide grants from the health initiatives fund to assist public schools, public school districts, or local public health departments in expanding school children health services for all school age children. Preference in grants shall be given based on the greater need for school children health services and the least ability to fund such services.
Missouri Revised Statutes 167.606. Plan to encourage public schools and school districts to be Medicaid providers — services which may be provided scope of services — who may provide services — employment of personnel.
- The departments of social services and elementary and secondary education shall develop a plan to encourage public schools and school districts to be Medicaid providers and to provide the most accessible care to school age children. A public school district, or a public school within any district, may elect to function as and be compensated for acting as a provider of Medicaid services. Pursuant to state and federal laws and regulations, a public school or school district shall, upon such election, provide such Medicaid services to all Medicaid-eligible school age children located in the service area of the school or district electing to be a Medicaid provider. The public school or school district may elect to provide services under subdivision (1) or (2) of this subsection or to provide services under both subdivisions (1) and (2).