Helpful Links

  • www.HealthCare.gov – Have you been uninsured for the last 6 months and cannot find coverage?  Let Ming Insurance help you first but if we are unsuccessful, this website has just been established to help assist people with information and possible state and federal programs.
  • www.NAHU.org – NAHU, or The National Association of Health Underwriters, is a national organization that has the most up to date legislative information regarding healthcare reform.
  • http://insurance.mo.gov/ & http://difp.mo.gov/– Missouri Department of Insurance home page.
  • http://www.insurance.mo.gov/consumer/faq/lhfaqs.htm – Frequently asked questions regarding group continuation coverage, individual coverage and Medicare supplements.
  • http://www.dol.gov/ebsa – U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration. See facts on COBRA, Compliance, Forms, Eligibility, etc. There is a lot of information on this site so if you need help, call us!
  • http://www.dss.mo.gov/mhd/index.htm – Missouri’s HealthNet for Kids program (formerly called MC+ for Kids).
  • http://insurance.mo.gov/reports/mktshr.htm – Market share information: To find market share information, first pick the line of insurance (auto, home, health, Medicare supplement, etc.) then select “average premium” to sort companies by market share. Just a hint…if the carrier has a high market share, your policies are more protected.
  • http://insurance.mo.gov/reports/complaint/compindx.htm – Missouri Division of Insurance’s access to the complaint index. If the Department of Insurance receives a complaint about a carrier, it is tallied here. You cannot view the actual complaints, but you can see if a carrier has a good or bad score. Any score under 100 is considered fair. The lower the score, the better.
  • http://www.themedicineprogram.com/ – The Medicine Program – This is a giveaway program for prescription drugs if you qualify.
  • http://mcdc2.missouri.edu/websas/dp3_2kmenus/mo/Counties.html – Looking for demographic profile information by county? This is the place: population basics, ages, employment status, work force by industry, and much more.
  • http://www.cms.hhs.gov/creditablecoverage/ – Employers can use this site to see if their group health plan qualifies as creditable coverage for Part D. It also gives information on notification, who’s required to file forms, etc.
  •  http://kff.org/interactive/subsidy-calculator/ – Helps determine if you will be eligible for a subsidy on the Federal Exchange.