Texas is the first state to launch a new insurance exchange, but it’s not the only state looking for new ways to help Texans cover their medical expenses.
We’re going to take a look at a few of the options out there, starting with the cheapest and offering some of the best options available in the state.1.
Health Insurance MarketplaceplacesTexas HealthCare Marketplace was launched on September 1, 2018, and is a state-run website that connects Texans with private health insurance options.
For a variety of reasons, Texas is not known for being a particularly friendly place for health insurance consumers, and its insurance exchange has been plagued by glitches and complaints.
On the flip side, it offers a wide variety of policies for people with pre-existing conditions.
In order to enroll in a health plan, Texans can go to the Texas HealthCare website or their nearest private insurer’s portal, and then sign up through the portal.
A new policy will be issued at the end of the first month.
To access the marketplace, a customer needs to register through the website.
Once registered, the customer can either go to an office or phone for a chat with a representative, or use their own mobile device to request an update.
The customer is then given a choice of what type of insurance plan they want, which can include a single or family plan.
The cheapest insurance option in Texas is a family plan, which includes coverage for two people, and a standard, catastrophic, or high-deductible plan.
A family plan with a deductible of $5,500 can cost up to $2,600 per year.2.
HealthCareInsurance.govAs one of the largest state-based health insurance markets in the country, the Texas Healthcare Exchange offers coverage to more than 70,000 individuals, families, and small businesses.
For consumers who have a pre-existing condition, the exchange offers coverage in a variety