Missouri Affordable Insurance Exchange Grants Awards List
Missouri has received two grant awards to build its Affordable Insurance Exchange. This includes a Planning Grant and a Level One Establishment Grant.
Summaries of Missouri’s applications for each grant are provided below:
Establishment Grant Level One Application Summary
Administrator: Missouri Health Insurance Pool
Award Amount: $20,865,716
Award Date: August 12, 2011
Application Due Date: June 30, 2011
Level of Funding: Level One
Summary: Missouri will build on its significant Exchange planning progress to implement a single, statewide exchange. Missouri will: build the exchange IT system, which will be highly coordinated with state agencies to enable a streamlined, single-portal eligibility and enrollment system; expand its existing stakeholder engagement process to facilitate deeper dialogue and leverage expertise on targeted topics; and, establish the appropriate levels of financial oversight and control to ensure program integrity.
State Planning Grant
Awarded September 30, 2010
Administrator: Missouri Department of Insurance
Amount Awarded: $1,000,000
- Provide a planning and development infrastructure to support launching an insurance Exchange.
- Determine the organizational structure of any such Exchange.
- Explore the establishment of a regional Exchange with neighboring States.
- Compile cost estimates for providing coverage to potential populations and gather health status for such populations.