Allentown, Pennsylvania residents can enroll in any one of the 18 affordable Individual health plans offered. In Allentown, the insurance carriers that offer the most Individual health plans to choose from are Highmark, Capital Blue Cross, and UPMC Health Plan. In total, there are 3 insurance companies providing comprehensive Individual plans. There are 2 Bronze plans, 8 Silver plans, 3 Gold plans and 2 Plantium plans available in Allentown.
For those who have a doctor who is out-of-network, you can enroll in one of the 8 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) plans. If you don't mind using a Primary Care Physician (PCP), get one of the 2 Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plans at a lower cost. The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Catastrophic HMO 7900/0/75 plan from Capital Blue Cross. The monthly cost of this plan is $284.79.
If you are on a budget, check if you qualify for the premium tax credit which can lower your Health plan cost. Highmark has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Allentown, Pennsylvania. They offer 2 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 8 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
In Allentown, Highmark is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 1135 doctors to choose from. Capital Blue Cross comes in second with over 973 and UPMC Health Plan is third with over 19 doctors that accept Individual. Individual enrollees that need to see a specialist in Allentown are in luck, as the city has over 439 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 202 family medicine specialists, and over 115 pediatrics specialists who accept Individual health plans.