Missouri Ticket to Work Health Assurance Program


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Section 201 of the federal Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999, Public Law 106-170 created a program for employed persons with disabilities. Based upon this federal law, the Health Improvement Act of 2007 (Senate Bill 577) established healthcare coverage for employed persons with disabilities in Missouri. Effective August 28, 2007, MO HealthNet implemented the new program, known as the Ticket to Work Health Assurance (TWHA) Program. Eligible participants will be enrolled under Medical Eligibility (ME) codes 85 (premium) and 86 (non-premium), and receive a limited MO HealthNet benefit package
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
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