Residents of Buffalo, New York have the option of enrolling in any one of 126 affordable Individual health plans available to them. You can choose from 4 Individual insurance carriers operating in Buffalo. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Excellus, Independent Health, and HealthNow BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York . There are 12 Bronze plans, 34 Silver plans, 34 Gold plans and 4 Plantium plans available in Buffalo.
You can enroll in one of the 17 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 least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Fidelis Care Catastrophic ST INN Pediatric Dental 3 Free PCP Vi plan from Fidelis Care. The monthly cost of this plan is $143.27.
Health plans are available at lower cost to you if you are eligible for premium tax credit. Excellus has 17 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 0 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Buffalo, New York.
In Buffalo, HealthNow BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 432 doctors to choose from. Independent Health comes in second with over 417 and Excellus is third with over 226 doctors that accept Individual. Finding specialist care in Buffalo will be simple, since there are over 240 internal medicine specialists which take Individual, over 144 doctors that specialize in pediatrics, and over 91 speech-language pathologists.