Residents of Charleston, South Carolina have the option of enrolling in any one of 89 affordable Individual health plans available to them. There are 4 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Charleston. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, BlueChoice HealthPlan, and Ambetter from Absolute Total Care. Charleston offers 9 Bronze plans, 61 Silver plans, 8 Gold plans and 2 for consumers to choose.
You can enroll in one of the 23 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 Core Care Bronze 2 Off Exchange plan from Molina Healthcare. The monthly cost of this plan is $302.23.
If you are on a budget, check if you qualify for the premium tax credit which can lower your Health plan cost. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has the largest selection of Individual plans for residents of Charleston, South Carolina. They offer 23 plans with Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 0 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans.
If you select BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina as your Individual provider, you’ll have access to over 867 participating doctors in Charleston. BlueChoice HealthPlan has over 347 doctors in their network and Molina Healthcare follows with a network of over 77 practitioners. Individual enrollees that need to see a specialist in Charleston are in luck, as the city has over 365 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 182 pediatrics specialists, and over 164 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Individual health plans.