Tacoma, Washington residents can enroll in any one of the 19 affordable Individual health plans offered. You can choose from 4 Individual insurance carriers operating in Tacoma. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Regence BlueShield, PacificSource Health Plans, and Kaiser Permanente.
If you want to see a doctor outside of your network, you can select from the 5 Individual plans that participate in Preferred Provider Organization(PPO). Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) plans only allow you to visit in-network providers, 5 Individual HMO plans are available for you to choose. The least expensive Individual health plan that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) is the Core Bronze HSA - 20 plan from Kaiser Permanente. The monthly cost of this plan is $330.95.
Health plans are available at lower cost to you if you are eligible for premium tax credit. Regence BlueShield has 5 plans that participates in Health Maintenance Organization(HMO) network and 5 Preferred Provider Organization(PPO) network plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Tacoma, Washington.
Regence BlueShield has the largest network of practitioners in Tacoma that accept Individual with over 993 doctors to choose from. Kaiser Permanente comes in second with over 105 and LifeWise Health Plan of Washington takes third prize with over 4 doctors. Individual enrollees that need to see a specialist in Tacoma are in luck, as the city has over 288 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 162 massage therapists, and over 154 family medicine specialists who accept Individual health plans.