Houston, Texas residents can enroll in any one of the 34 affordable Individual health plans offered. There are 3 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Individual health plans in Houston. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, Ambetter, and Community Health Choice. There are 7 Bronze plans, 17 Silver plans, 7 Gold plans and 1 Plantium plans available in Houston.
If you don't mind using a Primary Care Physician (PCP), get one of the 23 Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plans at a lower cost. The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Blue Advantage Security HMO 200 plan from BlueCross BlueShield of Texas. The monthly cost of this plan is $319.90.
Premium tax credit can lower the cost of Health plans for eligible individuls and families which is helpful to those on a fixed income. BlueCross BlueShield of Texas has 23 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 0 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Houston, Texas.
If you select BlueCross BlueShield of Texas as your Individual provider, you’ll have access to 317 participating doctors in Houston. Ambetter has 35 doctors in their network and Community Health Choice follows with a network of 1 practitioner. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Houston that accept Individual health plans, including 155 internal medicine specialists, 129 dentists, and 112 physicians that specialize in family medicine who accept Individual health plans.