Residents of Columbus, Ohio have the option of enrolling in any one of 25 affordable Individual health plans available to them. There are 3 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Columbus. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are CareSource, Medical Mutual, and Molina Healthcare. Columbus offers 5 Bronze plans, 12 Silver plans, 4 Gold plans and 1 for consumers to choose.
You can enroll in one of the 25 Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plan if you want if lower costs are most important and you don't mind using a Primary Care Physician (PCP). The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Market HMO Young Adult Essentials - OhioHealth plan from Medical Mutual. The monthly cost of this plan is $238.83.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as premium tax credit can lower your cost if you and your families are qualify. CareSource has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Columbus, Ohio. They offer 25 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 0 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
If you select Medical Mutual as your Individual provider, you’ll have access to 111 participating doctors in Columbus. Molina Healthcare has 93 doctors in their network and CareSource follows with a network of 57 practitioners. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Columbus that accept Individual health plans, including 51 emergency medicine specialists, 47 doctors in the internal medicine specialty, and 27 physicians that are a dentist who accept Individual health plans.