Residents of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania have the option of enrolling in any one of 23 affordable Individual health plans available to them. There are 4 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Wilkes Barre. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Geisinger Health Plan, Highmark, and UPMC Health Plan. Wilkes Barre offers 2 Bronze plans, 10 Silver plans, 5 Gold plans and 2 for consumers to choose.
For those who would like to visit doctors outside of their networks, choose one of the 4 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). You can select one of the 18 plans that participate in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO). You can only visit in-network providers with this plan. The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the my Priority Blue Major Events HMO 7900 plan from Highmark. The monthly cost of this plan is $308.23.
If you are on a budget, check if you qualify for the premium tax credit which can lower your Health plan cost. Geisinger Health Plan has 18 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 4 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania.
In Wilkes Barre, Highmark is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 252 doctors to choose from. Geisinger Health Plan comes in second with 128 and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania is third with 53 doctors that accept Individual. Finding specialist care in Wilkes Barre will be simple, since there are 88 internal medicine specialists which take Individual, 27 doctors that specialize in family medicine, and 24 radiology specialists.