Bates, Arkansas residents can enroll in any one of the 32 affordable Individual health plans offered. You can choose from 3 Individual insurance carriers operating in Bates. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are QualChoice, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Celtic. Bates consumers can choose from the following plans: 7 Bronze plans, 16 Silver plans, 6 Gold plans and 2 Plantium plans
For those who have a doctor who is out-of-network, you can enroll in one of the 18 Preferred Provider Organization(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 most affordable Individual health plan that participates in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) is the Ambetter Essential Care 6 (2018) plan from Celtic, at $265.71 per month.
Premium tax credit can lower the cost of Health plans for eligible individuls and families which is helpful to those on a fixed income. QualChoice has 6 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 18 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Bates, Arkansas.