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
|Estimated Monthly Premium*||Doctors Included
|Shop for Health Insurance|
|Anthem||Anthem Bronze 60 Health Savings Account PPO||$228||Visit Anthem to locate in-network doctors>>||for 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>>||for 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>>||for 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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