The Metabolic Formula Program provides financial assistance to Missouri residents who meet the financial and medical eligibility criteria of the program. If you are not financially eligible for the program, service coordination is available to help you find providers of service for your condition.

Program Services

  • The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) will provide financial assistance to program participants for the purchase of metabolic formula. Prescriptions for formula must be filled at a DHSS contracted provider.
  • DHSS will provide financial assistance for an annual examination from one of the listed treatment centers below.

Treatment Centers

Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
1465 South Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104
(314) 577-5639

Children's Mercy Hospital
2401 Gillham Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 234-3290

St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-6093


Infants to be tested for metabolic and genetic diseases--reports --exceptions--refusal to test--fee for screening test, department may impose by rule, use of fees--formula provided by department, when.


19CSR 40-7.010 to 40-7.030