Residents of Portland, Oregon have the option of enrolling in any one of 29 affordable Individual health plans available to them. In Portland, the insurance carriers that offer the most Individual health plans to choose from are Kaiser Permanente, Providence, and Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. In total, there are 5 insurance companies providing comprehensive Individual plans. Portland consumers can choose from the following plans: 10 Bronze plans, 11 Silver plans, 5 Gold plans and 2 Plantium plans
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 7 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). The lowest deductible Individual health plan is the KP OR Gold 0/20 plan from Kaiser Permanente, at a $447.00 monthly cost to you.
Health plans are available at lower cost to you if you are eligible for premium tax credit. Kaiser Permanente has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Portland, Oregon. They offer 0 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 7 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon has the largest network of practitioners in Portland that accept Individual with over 2072 doctors to choose from. Health Net comes in second with over 1648 and PacificSource Health Plans takes third prize with over 1606 doctors. Individual enrollees that need to see a specialist in Portland are in luck, as the city has over 642 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 419 anesthesiology specialists, and over 258 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Individual health plans.