Residents of Honolulu, Hawaii have the option of enrolling in any one of 35 affordable Individual health plans available to them. There are 2 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Honolulu. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Kaiser Permanente and HMSA. The following Metal Level plans are available in Honolulu: 3 Bronze plans, 10 Silver plans, 9 Gold plans and 1 Plantium plans.
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 26 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 HMSA Catastrophic Plan plan from HMSA, at $187.04 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. With 26 plans that offer Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) and 9 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) plans, Kaiser Permanente has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Honolulu, Hawaii.
HMSA has the largest network of practitioners in Honolulu that accept Individual with over 1529 doctors to choose from. Kaiser Permanente comes in second with over 368. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Honolulu that accept Individual health plans, including over 518 internal medicine specialists, over 223 dentists, and over 186 physicians that specialize in pediatrics who accept Individual health plans.