Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania residents can enroll in any one of the 60 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 3 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Pittsburgh. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are UPMC Health Plan, Highmark, and Highmark Coverage Advantage Inc.. There are 7 Bronze plans, 24 Silver plans, 12 Gold plans and 7 Plantium plans available in Pittsburgh.
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 9 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can enroll in one of the 11 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 lowest deductible Individual health plan is the UPMC Advantage Silver $0/$85 - Partner Network plan from UPMC Health Plan, at a $320.85 monthly cost to you.
Health plans are available at lower cost to you if you are eligible for premium tax credit. With 11 plans that offer Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) and 9 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) plans, UPMC Health Plan has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In Pittsburgh, Highmark is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 1978 doctors to choose from. UPMC Health Plan comes in second with over 674. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Pittsburgh that accept Individual health plans, including over 705 internal medicine specialists, over 277 doctors in the pediatrics specialty, and over 230 physicians that are a physical therapist who accept Individual health plans.