Portland, Maine residents can enroll in any one of the 76 affordable Individual health plans offered. In Portland, the insurance carriers that offer the most Individual health plans to choose from are Anthem BCBS, Maine Community Health Options, and Harvard Pilgrim. In total, there are 3 insurance companies providing comprehensive Individual plans. There are 11 Bronze plans, 37 Silver plans, 10 Gold plans and 4 Plantium plans available in Portland.
If you want to see a doctor outside of your network, you can select from the 12 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can enroll in one of the 56 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 lowest deductible Individual health plan is the Community Advantage plan from Maine Community Health Options, at a $357.35 monthly cost to you.
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 Portland, Maine is Anthem BCBS, which offers 56 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 12 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
Anthem BCBS has the largest network of practitioners in Portland that accept Individual with over 686 doctors to choose from. Harvard Pilgrim comes in second with over 462 and Maine Community Health Options takes third prize with over 1 doctor. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of over 183 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 96 pediatrics specialists, or even over 87 physical therapists who accept Individual health plans in Portland.