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The Best Obamacare Health Insurance Plans In the North Bay Area

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If you’re on the search for the best health insurance plan in the North Bay Area, NerdWallet is here to help. Here are the Obamacare health insurance plans available in Marin, Sonoma, Napa and Solano counties. Plans displayed may not be available in every county. Looking for San Francisco, Greater Sacramento, San Mateo, Contra Costa, Alameda, or Northern California health insurance information? You can also check our directory for plans in your area.

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Obamacare Health Insurance Plans in the North Bay Area

 

Health
Insurance Company
Health
Plan
Name*
Estimated Monthly Premium** Doctors Included
in Plan
Shop For Health Insurance
Anthem Anthem Bronze 60 Health Savings Account PPO $288 Visit Anthem to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Anthem health insurance plans
Anthem Bronze 60 PPO $286
Anthem Multi State Plan Silver 70 PPO $379
Anthem Multi State Plan Gold 80 PPO $464
Anthem Platinum 90 PPO $544
Blue Shield Blue Shield Bronze 60 Health Savings Account EPO $494 Visit Blue Shield to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Blue Shield health insurance plans
Blue Shield Bronze 60 EPO $299
Blue Shield Silver 70 EPO $362
Blue Shield Gold 80 EPO $426
Blue Shield Platinum 90 EPO $488
Health Net Health Net Bronze 60 EPO $307 Visit Health Net to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Health Net health insurance plans
Health Net Silver 70 EPO $433
Health Net Gold 80 EPO $518
Health Net Platinum 90 EPO $621
Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente Bronze 60 Health Savings Account HMO $274 Visit Kaiser to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Kaiser health insurance plans
Kaiser Permanente Bronze 60 HMO $280
Kaiser Permanente Silver 70 HMO $375
Kaiser Permanente Gold 80 HMO $455
Kaiser Permanente Platinum 90 HMO $486
Western Health Advantage Western Health Advantage Bronze 60 Health Savings Account HMO $276 Visit Western Health Advantage to locate in-network doctors>> Apply Nowfor Western Health Advantage health insurance plans
Western Health Advantage Bronze 60 HMO $267
Western Health Advantage Silver 70 HMO $362
Western Health AdvantageGold 80 HMO $434
Western Health Advantage Platinum 90 HMO $471
*Plans displayed may not be available in every county.
**Premiums are estimated for a 40-year-old before government subsidies.
Source: Covered California Health Insurance Companies and Plan Rates for 2015 and Shop and Compare Tool.

Keep in mind that open enrollment for these plans doesn’t start until Nov. 15, 2014, unless you qualify for a special enrollment period. If you went without insurance in 2014 or plan to do so, you’ll likely be liable to a tax penalty.

Learn more about the Obamacare penalty here.

However, there are some exemptions to the Obamacare penalty; see if you qualify here.


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