Brooklyn, New York residents can enroll in any one of the 71 affordable Individual health plans offered. You can choose from 4 Individual insurance carriers operating in Brooklyn. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Healthfirst, Empire, and EmblemHealth. There are 11 Bronze plans, 18 Silver plans, 18 Gold plans and 3 Plantium plans available in Brooklyn.
If you don't mind using a Primary Care Physician (PCP), get one of the 30 Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plans at a lower cost. The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Healthfirst Green Leaf, Catastrophic, ST, INN, Pediatric Dental plan from Healthfirst. The monthly cost of this plan is $268.41.
Premium tax credit can lower the cost of Health plans for eligible individuls and families which is helpful to those on a fixed income. Healthfirst has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Brooklyn, New York. They offer 30 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 0 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
Aetna has the largest network of practitioners in Brooklyn that accept Individual with over 1939 doctors to choose from. EmblemHealth comes in second with over 1638 and Empire takes third prize with over 1626 doctors. Finding specialist care in Brooklyn will be simple, since there are over 725 internal medicine specialists which take Individual, over 380 doctors that are a dentist, and over 329 pediatrics specialists.