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The Best Obamacare Health Insurance Plans in California: Madera, Fresno and Kings Counties

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Deciding which health insurance in Madera, Fresno or Kings counties is best for you can be intimidating. Obamacare has leveled the playing field in many respects and has likely given you more options. But more options means needing to do some research to make an informed choice. Here are the plans available in your location, as well as links to provider networks so you can make sure your favorite doctors accept your new health insurance plan. Not the location you were looking for? Check out our California health insurance directory.

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Obamacare Health Insurance Plans in Madera, Kings and Fresno Counties


Insurance Company
Estimated Monthly Premium* Doctors Included
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Anthem Anthem Bronze 60 Health Savings Account PPO $228 Visit Anthem to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Anthem health insurance plans
Anthem Bronze 60 PPO $227
Anthem Multi State Plan Silver 70 PPO $300
Anthem Multi State Plan Gold 80 PPO $368
Anthem Platinum 90 PPO $431
Anthem Silver 70 HMO $357
Anthem Gold 80 HMO $544
Anthem Platinum 90 HMO $526
Blue Shield Blue Shield Bronze 60 Health Savings Account PPO $247 Visit Blue Shield to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Blue Shield health insurance plans
Blue Shield Bronze 60 PPO $251
Blue Shield Silver 70 PPO $304
Blue Shield Gold 80 PPO $357
Blue Shield Platinum 90 PPO $410
Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente Bronze 60 Health Savings Account HMO $222 Visit Kaiser to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Kaiser health insurance plans
Kaiser Permanente Bronze 60 HMO $227
Kaiser Permanente Silver 70 HMO $304
Kaiser Permanente Gold 80 HMO $369
Kaiser Permanente Platinum 90 HMO $394
*Plans displayed may not be available in every county.
Source: Covered California Health Insurance Companies and Plan Rates for 2015 and Shop and Compare Tool.

Going uninsured? Beware of the Obamacare penalty — find out how much it will cost you here.

However, some people may qualify for exemptions from the penalty. You may qualify for an exemption if:

  • You aren’t required to file a tax return because your income is too low
  • Your lack of insurance coverage was for only three months or less
  • The lowest-price health care coverage amounts to more than 8% of your income
  • You are part of a Native American tribe
  • You are in the U.S. illegally
  • You are a member of a health care sharing ministry
  • Your religion objects to insurance
  • You are incarcerated
  • You qualify for a hardship exemption

You can also check out this handy tool by TurboTax to see if you qualify for an exemption.

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