Affordable Care Act

Using Missouri’s Health

Insurance Marketplace

How to Apply for the Marketplace

 

There are four different ways to apply for the Marketplace:

 

  1. 1.  Online

–      www.healthcare.gov

–      Website has experienced problems, but is consistently improving

  1. 2.  Over the phone

–      For individuals: 1 (800) 318 – 2596, available 24/7

–      For SHOP: 1 (800) 706 – 7893, Mon. – Fri., 9am – 7pm EST

–      Call center that help complete an application

  1. 3.  With a Navigator

–      In-person help to answer questions and walk you through an application

–      Federally certified Navigators cannot charge for services

  1. 4.  By paper

–      Paper applications can be found at www.healthcare.gov

–      Take more time to process

 

To complete an application an individual or family will need:

 

–      Address

–      Name and Social Security Number for anyone applying

–      Income information for anyone applying

–      Policy numbers for any current health insurance plans covering household members

–      Information about any employer-offered coverage, even if you have opted out

 

Navigators in Boone County

 

Primaris / Knowledge Management Associates

–      (573) 817 – 8338

Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging

–      (573) 443 – 5823 or (800) 369 – 5211

Central Missouri Community Action

–      (855) 612 – 2259

Family Health Center

–      (573) 886 – 6790

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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