Missouri had about 835,000 uninsured people in 2010 according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that in St. Louis a family of four earning $50,000 would pay $32 each month for the lowest premium coverage plan.
The federal Department of Health and Human Services says Missouri residents will have an average of 17 qualified health plans from which to choose in its federally run health insurance exchange.
The federal government is providing a glimpse of what Missouri residents could pay for health insurance when enrollment opens next week for a new online marketplace.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has a message for the thousands of Missourians looking for health insurance: Don’t get it through an online marketplace that launches next week.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
Last year, Missourians overwhelming voted not to engage, as a state, in the health insurance exchange, meaning the federal government will run the Missouri exchange.
While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]
What The Affordable Care Act Means For Missourians