Cedar Rapids, Iowa residents can enroll in any one of the 21 affordable Individual health plans offered. In Cedar Rapids, the insurance carriers that offer the most Individual health plans to choose from are Anthem BCBS, Medica, and Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In total, there are 3 insurance companies providing comprehensive Individual plans. There are 8 Bronze plans, 4 Silver plans, 3 Gold plans and 3 Plantium plans available in Cedar Rapids.
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 6 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can select one of the 4 plans that participate in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO). You can only visit in-network providers with this plan. The most affordable Individual health plan that participates in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) is the Inspire by Medica Catastrophic plan from Medica, at $403.50 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. The carrier with the largest selection of Individual plans in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is Anthem BCBS, which offers 4 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 6 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
In Cedar Rapids, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 304 doctors to choose from. Anthem BCBS comes in second with 121. Finding specialist care in Cedar Rapids will be simple, since there are 57 family medicine specialists which take Individual, 53 doctors that specialize in internal medicine, and 50 radiology specialists.