How Can I Get Affordable Health Insurance?

How much is health insurance a month for a single person?

According to data gathered by eHealth, the average health insurance cost for single coverage premiums in 2018 is $440 per month.

For family coverage, the cost for premiums in 2018 is $1,168 per month.

What is the cheapest health insurance you can get?

Currently, the cheapest health insurance you can get is Medicaid, because it provides free or low-cost coverage to those who qualify.

Can you get health insurance at any time?

The private health insurance enrollment period typically runs from November 1st to December 15th. During open enrollment, the answer to the question “Can I buy health insurance at any time?” is generally yes, as long as you do it before the open enrollment deadline is over for individual health insurance.

How much does it cost to see a doctor without insurance?

A visit to the doctor costs nothing. A visit to a specialist costs $25. Without insurance, each visit would cost $300-$600.

How much is Obamacare monthly?

The average monthly premium for 2018 benchmark Obamacare plans is $411 before subsidies, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

How much is Blue Cross Blue Shield per month?

Basic Option

Rate Plan Self (111) Self and family (112)
Non-postal bi-weekly $71.22 $173.59
Non-postal monthly 154.32 376.12
Postal bi-weekly (Category 1) 61.97 152.53
Postal bi-weekly (Category 2) 59.12 145.52

What happens if I don’t have health insurance?

If you choose not to have health insurance, you will face the fines imposed under the Affordable Care Act. These fines will be due when you file your taxes. The fine for the 2017 tax year is 2.5% of your total household gross income. So, if you make $100,000 you’d pay a $2,500 fine.

Who qualifies for free health insurance?

Who is eligible for Medicaid? You may qualify for free or low-cost care through Medicaid based on income and family size. In all states, Medicaid provides health coverage for some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

How much should I pay for health insurance?

How Much Is Medical Insurance per Month for One Person? The average national monthly health insurance cost for one person on a benchmark plan is $477, or $207 with a subsidy.* Monthly premiums for ACA Marketplace plans vary by state and can be reduced by subsidies.