Houston, Texas residents can enroll in any one of the 78 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 5 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Houston. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Ambetter, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, and Oscar. There are 13 Bronze plans, 40 Silver plans, 13 Gold plans and 2 Plantium plans available in Houston.
If you don't mind using a Primary Care Physician (PCP), get one of the 33 Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plans at a lower cost. The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Core Care Bronze 2 plan from Molina Healthcare. The monthly cost of this plan is $245.94.
Premium tax credit can lower the cost of Health plans for eligible individuls and families which is helpful to those on a fixed income. Ambetter has 33 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 0 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Houston, Texas.
If you select BlueCross BlueShield of Texas as your Individual provider, you’ll have access to 320 participating doctors in Houston. Molina Healthcare has 70 doctors in their network and Ambetter follows with a network of 36 practitioners. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Houston that accept Individual health plans, including 156 internal medicine specialists, 129 dentists, and 111 physicians that specialize in family medicine who accept Individual health plans.