Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Missouri:
Total Missouri Residents - 5,823,298
Missouri uninsured residents - 12.61%
Total Missouri HMO enrollment - 776,182
Avg annual employee premium in MO employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $956
Avg MO hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,768
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008)
Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008
Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008
Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Looking to purchase Missouri health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Missouri health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Missouri health insurance companies.
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Missouri:
Health Care Programs and Services in Missouri
A comprehensive list of resources available in Missouri
Missouri Division of Medical Services Home Page
Missouri Division of Medical Services is the state agency responsible for the administration of the Missouri Medicaid Program.
Missouri Medical Assistance for Families
This program provides healthcare coverage for families with income that does not exceed 77% of the federal poverty level.