Brooklyn, New York residents can enroll in any one of the 59 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 Empire, Healthfirst, and EmblemHealth. There are 8 Bronze plans, 15 Silver plans, 15 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. Empire 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.
EmblemHealth has the largest network of practitioners in Brooklyn that accept Individual with over 1737 doctors to choose from. Empire comes in second with over 1570 and Healthfirst takes third prize with over 1110 doctors. Finding specialist care in Brooklyn will be simple, since there are over 729 internal medicine specialists which take Individual, over 343 doctors that are a dentist, and over 319 pediatrics specialists.