MIAMI - October 31, 2019 - ( Newswire.com )
'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'č'čWith¬†the new 2020 Obamacare¬†plans and pricing being released, the new Obamacare¬†marketplace has literally been flipped¬†upside down. Some insurers¬†that had the lowest-priced Obamacare¬†plans¬†are¬†now last in this new¬†2020 ACA plan pricing battle.¬†BenaVest¬†aims to keep consumers up to date on the new Obamacare¬†plans and pricing for this upcoming 2020 ACA Open Enrollment and has¬†created a new¬†website that helps consumers communicate with¬†CMS-certified'č¬† Obamacare¬†agents on demand. These are not government employees, rather, they are Licensed Health Agents that have the¬†experience¬†to help consumers with the application and are educated on the new Obamacare plan¬†options.
This analysis was designed to help consumers get an idea on pricing and which carriers are committed¬†to what counties.¬†While digesting this information, keep in mind that the order insurers are placed in¬†is purely based on the amount of counties the carrier has qualified plans in and is not based on the pricing.¬†We do go over pricing in some counties, but the lowest pricing is not considered in the numerical order;¬†example: positioned Insurer #3¬†may have better pricing than the #1 positioned Insurer in select counties.¬†This analysis was based on the quoting of a silver plan for a 40-year-old (silver plans have been the number one utilized metal plan¬†on the market, as it is the only metal level that qualifies for cost-share reduction).¬†Also, keep in mind that ACA (AKA¬†Obamacare) is a moving puzzle and somethings may change by¬†November 1. For accurate quotes, consumers may visit¬† https://www.benavest.com/obamacare-office-near-me/ ¬†after November 1, once the plans are officially released on the marketplace.
Coming in first is Florida Blue, covering most of the state at 46 counties,¬†and it may be the front runner in pricing for a number of¬†counties. They are also the only carrier with no competition¬†in¬†35 counties.¬†They are most likely going to¬†win the pricing battle where there is competition in Lee, Collier, Martin, St. Lucie, Lake county¬†and many more.¬†While Florida Blue may be the front runner in most counties, it may not be the front runner in some of the more populated counties that are saturated with ACA insureds.
Coming in second is¬†Ambetter, which was in 26 counties in 2019 and has expanded into four¬†new counties for 2020 marketplace coverage.¬†They are most likely going to¬†win the pricing battle in Polk, Brevard, Manatee, Okeechobee¬†and a few more counties.¬† Ambetter¬†is offering members up to $500.00 on a Visa rewards card that they could even use to pay their monthly premium (payment for their plan). They have also expanded their network of doctors and hospitals throughout the state of Florida.
Coming in third¬†with 14 counties, Oscar has aggressively expanded into 10 new counties in Florida.¬†While many ACA Insurers¬†may be aggressive in more counties,¬†Oscar has taken aim at the heart of ACA by possibly winning the pricing¬†battle in the most ACA consumer saturated market in the country. That's right, Oscar may have the lowest-priced Obamacare¬†plan in¬†Miami -Dade County¬†and the lowest-priced Obamacare¬†plan in¬†Broward ¬†County.¬†Many are calling this new tech-savvy health insurance company "The Google of Health Care" for¬†good reason. Oscar has created an immersible app¬†and concierge team that aims to help insureds stay healthy, keep¬†them up to date on their health care needs, and¬†most importantly, helps them find doctors.¬† ¬
Coming in fourth would be Bright Health, which just entered into the Florida Market for the first time and has aggressively¬†launched into 13 counties. Bright Health is looking to be the front runner in pricing in 11 of the 13 counties.¬†They are¬†most likely going to¬†win¬†the pricing battle and have the lowest-priced Obamacare¬†plan in Palm Beach, lowest-priced Obamacare¬†plan in Orlando 's Orange County, lowest-priced Obamacare¬†plan in Tampa 's Hillsborough¬†County, Pasco, Osceola, Duval¬†and many more.¬†Bright Health has contracted some of the largest hospitals in the state into their networks and also has a rewards card,¬†Doctors on Demand, and a¬†technologically¬†advanced health care system.
Coming in fifth with 11 counties is Molina. The four expansion counties are Clay, Orange, Pasco¬†and Seminole.¬†They are¬†most likely going to¬†win¬†some bronze price battles throughout the state¬†but are not as competitive¬†in the silver bands.¬†With their improved financials, they are expected to continue to be a major¬†carrier for some time in Florida.¬†¬†¬
Coming in sixth is Cigna,¬†who has had off-exchange plans in 16 counties over the past few years and have now re-entered the marketplace, expanding in two counties in the state of Florida, and will most likely¬†have¬†Obamacare¬†plans'č¬†competitively¬†priced¬†in Palm Beach and Collier¬†County.
With the¬†2020 Obamacare¬†Open Enrollment Period set to begin Nov. 1, 2019,¬†the 2020 Obamacare¬†deadline¬†stands at Dec. 15, 2019, for 2020 coverage, leaving only 45 days to enroll in a qualified plan. Mass amounts of people have piled through the doors of BenaVest's¬† Obamacare¬†offices ¬†and found themselves getting in and out with their new plans¬†in just five to 10 minutes, enrolling with their¬†Obamacare¬†agents.
According to the manager of the company's¬†Miami¬†Obamacare¬†office,¬†Monica Rodriguez, they've adopted the motto of 'ú...we are going to help more people in this shorter time frame, and we¬†know what to expect every year with the marketplace system having its difficulties. We are prepared to stay¬†until 1 a.m. every night¬†to help everyone get enrolled.'Ě
Find out more about affordable health insurance options at¬† https://www.benavest.com/,¬†or you may call (877) 962-8332.¬
Insurance¬† agents that help people with¬†Obamacare ¬†enrollments that are looking to¬† get appointed with New ACA Carriers like Oscar, Bright Health, Ambetter, Molina, or Cigna may visit¬† http://www.insureuniversity.com/contracting/.
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Original Source: New Obamacare Plans in Florida Show ACA Insurers Are in a Pricing Battle and Aggressively Expanding