Missouri Recovery Network
THE STATEWIDE VOICE FOR RECOVERY
Bringing Awareness, Education and
Public Understanding of Recovery throughout Missouri
The Missouri Recovery Network (MRN) is a statewide organization that advocates for addiction treatment and recovery support throughout Missouri. The network consists of members who are in personal recovery, family members, friends, allies and other supportive people who help to identify barriers to recovery and offer solutions which will enhance recovery for a greater number of Missourians. Any resident of Missouri who supports and endorses MRN’s mission is welcome to join, which is free of charge.
Recovery is: “A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.” ~SAMHSA’s working definition of recovery, 2010.
ACA Insurance Exchange
Between October 1, 2013, and March 31, 2014, millions of Americans will have an unprecedented opportunity to attain high-quality, affordable health coverage.
Starting Oct. 1, 2013, you will be able to access information about all the plans available through the exchange, shop for plans and access individual premium tax credits. You also can enroll in plans at this time. Once you sign up for a plan, your health insurance coverage will begin Jan. 1, 2014. With open enrollment upon us, the time to educate yourself is now. Here are some important facts you need to know:
- In order to qualify for insurance under the Affordable Healthcare Act, you must live in the U.S., be a U.S. Citizen or lawfully present, and not currently incarcerated.
- Monthly premium rates are calculated based on income, the number of people that will be covered, and whether any of those covered are smokers.
- Obtaining health coverage is mandated. Penalties will be assessed when filing taxes in 2015 for those who were not covered by March 31, 2014.
- You are only eligible for subsidized exchange coverage (premium assistance) if health insurance is not offered through your employer, spouse’s employer, or can be listed as a dependent under your parents.
To learn more information on how you and/or your loved ones can access affordable health coverage or to enroll, please visit www.healthcare.gov or call 800-318-2596. MRN will be keeping you updated and informed as more information becomes available.