Bates, Arkansas residents can enroll in any one of the 31 affordable Individual health plans offered. In Bates, the insurance carriers that offer the most Individual health plans to choose from are QualChoice, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Celtic Insurance Company. In total, there are 3 insurance companies providing comprehensive Individual plans. Bates offers 2 Bronze plans, 16 Silver plans, 6 Gold plans and 2 for consumers to choose.
17 of the available Individual plans participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can visit out-of-network doctors with PPO plans You can enroll in one of the 6 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 (2019) with 3 Free PCP Visits plan from Celtic Insurance Company, at a $448.68 monthly cost to you.
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. The carrier with the largest selection of Individual plans in Bates, Arkansas is QualChoice, which offers 6 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 17 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.