Officials Distribute Insurance Exchange Information Amid Glitches

Photo courtesy of St. Louis Business Journal
Photo courtesy of St. Louis Business Journal

In response to software glitches and heavy consumer demand on the health insurance marketplace website, the Missouri Foundation For Health and federal health officials are offering other ways for people to learn more about the premiums for the new coverage. The Department of Health and Human Services began releasing basic data in a printout format. The information for Missouri breaks the state into 10 areas. The data in each offers a list of marketplace plans from two insurers serving Missouri: Coventry Health Care and Anthem.

The chart shows rating areas, one plan and premiums consumers can expect to be charged for coverage. Missouri’s plans will include three metallic designations – bronze, silver and gold. The chart, developed by the Missouri Foundation for Health, displays average monthly premiums before tax credits in a given rate area, in up to seven silver plans.

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