Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania residents can enroll in any one of the 22 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 2 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Pittsburgh. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Highmark and UPMC Health Plan. There are 3 Bronze plans, 9 Silver plans, 3 Gold plans and 3 Plantium plans available in Pittsburgh.
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 9 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can enroll in one of the 1 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 lowest deductible Individual health plan is the my Direct Blue EPO Gold 0 - 2 Free PCP Visits plan from Highmark, at a $469.61 monthly cost to you.
Health plans are available at lower cost to you if you are eligible for premium tax credit. With 1 plan that offers Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) and 9 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) plans, Highmark has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In Pittsburgh, Highmark is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 376 doctors to choose from. UPMC Health Plan comes in second with 156. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Pittsburgh that accept Individual health plans, including 112 internal medicine specialists, 94 dentists, and 77 physicians that are a physical therapist who accept Individual health plans.