Lone Participants On NC Health Exchange

Many are probably aware that Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas are the lone participants on North Carolina’s federally-facilitated health insurance exchange.  While a total of 51 qualified health plans will be offered on the state’s federal marketplace, the number of available plans will vary across the state’s 16 different rating areas.  Furthermore, because Blue Cross dominates the individual health insurance market, it will be offering plans in all of the state’s 100 counties.  Coventry offers plans in just 39.

The map below shows the 39 counties, in green, where Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas will operate:

You can also view each rating area’s number of qualified health plans along with the cost of age-adjusted premiums for the cheapest metallic plans here.


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