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New Plan From Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri

Posted on: February 27th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield introduced their new Deductible Credit Program for select individual health insurance products which include their SmartSense and Premier plans.  The press release on the BCBS website talks about the reasons behind starting this unique plan. Simply put, BCBS was trying to devise a plan that would appeal to their […]

Personal Health Insurance Through Exchanges

Posted on: April 22nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The Missouri House has started to carry out one of the more challenging aspects of the Affordable Care Act by voting to start setting up an exchange program that strives to make personal health insurance more affordable as well as more affordable health insurance for small businesses. According to the article “Missouri House Begins Work […]

Health Insurance Pools

Posted on: July 16th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Missouri Taking Applications for Health Insurance Pool” by The Associated Press on, Missouri is now accepting applications for its health insurance pool for those without insurance and with pre-existing conditions. The Missouri Health Insurance Pool is part of the health care overhaul which is federal.  It covers Missouri residents with […]

Blue4U-Blue Cross Blue Shield Kansas City

Posted on: March 22nd, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City (BCBSKC) has launched a new individual health insurance plan called Blue4U.  The plan is designed for a “post health care reform” environment and includes a 100% online application.  Health care reform is expected to add “exchanges” where health insurance shoppers can compare and purchase health plans online.  The […]

Humana One Short Term Health Plans

Posted on: January 21st, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

Last week Humana announced that they were expanding the footprint of their Humana One short term health insurance plans to five additional states.  The five new states include Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and georgia. The Humana One short term individual health insurance plan is now available in twenty states.  Like most short term health insurance […]

Top Rated Health Plans in HeartLand

Posted on: June 30th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

J.D. Powers & Associates rated the top private health plans in the heartland states (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota), and the results were as follows. Similar to many of the other 17 regions in the JD Power Survey, a Blue Cross Blue Shield health plan took top honors. Blue Cross Blue […]

Missouri Representative Wants Insurers To Cover Infertility Treatment

Posted on: January 2nd, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

According to Emily Coleman of The Missourian, a state legislator is planning to introduce a bill that would require Missouri health insurance companies to cover diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Steve Hodges (D) is trying again, after failing to get a hearing for a similar bill last year.  It is unclear whether the bill would […]

Top Missouri Health Plans

Posted on: December 4th, 2008 by JPAL No Comments

Continuing on our coverage of the US News and World Report national health insurance company rankings.  We will break down the top Missouri Health Insurance Plans.   According to the report, Missouri health plans do not fare well when compared to other health insurance companies across the nation as the top rated health plan, CIGNA Healthcare […]