Columbus, Illinois residents can enroll in any one of the 36 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 2 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Columbus. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Health Alliance and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. There are 10 Bronze plans, 15 Silver plans, 2 Gold plans and 2 Plantium plans available in Columbus.
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 7 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). If you don't mind using a Primary Care Physician (PCP), get one of the 17 Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plans at a lower cost. The most affordable Individual health plan that participates in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) is the Blue Choice Preferred Security PPO 200 plan from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, at $373.25 per month.
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. Health Alliance has 17 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 7 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Columbus, Illinois.