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Call: 314-994-3300 ext. 2050
Email: reference@slcl.org
Visit us at:
1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131

Health Insurance Marketplace Resources
 

The Health Insurance Marketplace for Missouri is located online at Healthcare.gov and will be open for enrollment starting November 15, 2014.

St. Louis County Resources

  • Community Action Agency of St. Louis County, Inc.: Also known as CAASTLC, the Community Action Agency of St. Louis County will be coordinating efforts across St. Louis County to help individuals and families enroll into health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as part of Cover Missouri.
    • Call CAASTLC at (314) 446-4444 
    • Email CAASTLC at info@caastlc.org
    • CAASTLC is located at 2709 Woodson Road in Overland, Missouri
    • CAASTLC's hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. as well as Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Missouri Resources

  • Cover Missouri: This is a coalition project of the Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) to promote quality affordable health coverage for every Missourian. MFH is the convener of the Cover Missouri Coalition. The Cover Missouri website includes tools to help individuals calculate health insurance costs for themselves, their families, or their small business. The site also includes educational materials and details about educational events about the Affordable Care Act. There is also a Zip Code Locator on this site to help you find local face-to-face assistance to help sign up for the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace.
    • Cover Missouri Hotline for individuals: 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325)
    • Cover Missouri Hotline for small business owners: 1-800-706-7893 (TTY: 1-800-706-7915)

Federal Resources

  • Healthcare.gov: In Missouri, individuals and small business owners will use Healthcare.gov to apply for coverage, compare plans, and enroll. Specific plans and prices will be available on October 1, 2013 when Marketplace open enrollment begins. This website contains a section on how to get ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace, the steps on how to apply for Marketplace coverage, and how to get local help.
  • Small Business MajoritySmall Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization.  They have many resources for small businesses, including ones regarding health care coverage.  These include a Tax Credit Calculator, a Health Insurance Cost Calculator, Fact Sheets on the Affordable Health Care Act, and more.

Health Insurance Marketplace

Apply now to get health insurance that works for you and your employees

How SLCL Can Help

St. Louis County Library offers the following services at all 20 library locations:

  • Free wireless internet access
  • Access to public computers
  • Printing is available ($.10/page for black and white and $.30/page for color)
  • Assistance to locate certified professionals for one-on-one enrollment assistance

Please note:  SLCL staff are unable to assist with advising or enrolling individuals and small business owners in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Those needing assistance will be referred to a local Certified Application Counselor. 

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