Fort Smith, Arkansas residents can enroll in any one of the 39 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 4 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Fort Smith. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Ambetter, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, and QualChoice.
For those who have a doctor who is out-of-network, you can enroll in one of the 33 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) plans. The most affordable Individual health plan that participates in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) is the Ambetter Essential Care 1 (2021) plan from Ambetter, at $307.95 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. The carrier with the largest selection of Individual plans in Fort Smith, Arkansas is Ambetter, which offers 0 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 33 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
In Fort Smith, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 484 doctors to choose from. QualChoice comes in second with 185 and Ambetter is third with 147 doctors that accept Individual. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Fort Smith that accept Individual health plans, including 96 internal medicine specialists, 80 dentists, and 69 physicians that specialize in family medicine who accept Individual health plans.