Austin, Arkansas residents can enroll in any one of the 40 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 3 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Austin. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are QualChoice, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Celtic. There are 7 Bronze plans, 23 Silver plans, 7 Gold plans and 2 Plantium plans available in Austin.
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 21 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can enroll in one of the 8 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 Ambetter Secure Care 2 (2018) with 3 Free PCP Visits plan from Celtic, at a $405.77 monthly cost to you.
Health plans are available at lower cost to you if you are eligible for premium tax credit. QualChoice has 8 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 21 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Austin, Arkansas.
If you select Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield as your Individual provider, you’ll have access to 2 participating doctors in Austin. Celtic has 1 doctors in their network. Individual enrollees that need to see a specialist in Austin are in luck, as the city has 2 doctors specializing in family medicine and 1 occupational therapist who accept Individual health plans.