What are the best health insurance companies?

Getting health insurance is vital in the life of every individual. You'll never know when your health will require medical attention. It's always better to be financially safe than sorry. Here are the leading health insurance companies that are cost effective and reliable.

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    #1Blue Cross Blue Shield

    Blue Cross Blue Shield

    The company has been providing different healthcare plans since 1929. Majority of doctors and hospitals in the USA have contracted with the company. Currently, the company is covering the health of more than 17 million laborers.

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    Christian Thomas
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "Our whole clan trusts BCBS for family health insurance plans. 🙌 They're still the most reputable company out there in Texas for us no matter how many insurance companies pop up every year. The hospitality of their customer service is a HUGE plus"
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    #2Kaiser Permanente

    Kaiser Permanente

    The not-for-profit company has other subsidiaries and is headquartered in Oakland, California. Kaiser Permanente started by providing health care plans for steel mill laborers in the '30s. They also conduct research on more than 9 health issues.

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    Ralph Walker
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "I like how they also offer dental plans because I get toothaches a lot and they saved me from the daunting bill I received after my surgery. one of the best health insurance companies in CA"
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    #3Humana

    Humana

    This insurance company has received awards for workplace health and corporate areas. The Kentucky-based company has subsidiaries like Anvita Health and more. Humana has received accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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    Fabiola Enríquez
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "they're Florida's best health insurance company IMO. Shifted to Humana when I moved states and I have no regrets"
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    #4Aetna

    Aetna

    For more than a century, the Connecticut-based company has provided healthcare plans for the needs of employers, professionals, and individuals. The company provides support to communities like LGBT, American Heart Association and more.

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    Elizabeth Ford
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "Got my family health insurance and it's super helpful especially for immunization since Aetna is like the top insurance company in Florida. It's so hard to be anti-vax these days... Prevention is always better than cure! "
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    #5Cigna

    Cigna

    Serving 30 countries, the company has been in the industry since 1792. Health coaching, supplemental, vision care, and other services are provided by the company. Choicelinx and Express Scripts are just some of the other Cigna businesses.

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    Esperanza Villegas
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "They have the finest insurance policy here in FL. 👌 I wish theyd cover more though! "
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    #6UnitedHealthcare

    UnitedHealthcare

    Virtual Visits to the doctor is just one service provided by the company. The company offers vision insurance, supplemental, and more. The company provides plans for families, employers, and individuals since its foundation in 1998. 

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    Hansika Mukopadhyay
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "When I first heard about their Virtual Visits service I was immediately SOLD (and admittedly daunted). I never really have time to get in line for the doctor because I work a busy job. They've really helped me so far especially in my minor health troubles."
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    #7Allegheny Health Network

    Allegheny Health Network

    The company is based in Pittsburgh. They are a non-profit healthcare insurance provider who has services for outpatient care, cancer, and other areas. Allegheny Health Network works with approximately 2,400 physicians in their eight hospitals.

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    Janet Oliver
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "My coworker advised me to get insurance and I was pretty interested. I'm getting my first healthcare plan from Allegheny because, according to my research, theyre accessible to new yorkers like me. 🤓"
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    #8EmblemHealth

    EmblemHealth

    EmblemHealth is a not-for-profit health insurance company. They are based in New York and has been serving customers since the Great Depression around the 1930s. The company provides healthcare for families, individuals, and workers.

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    Angela Huang
    Written on May 29, 2019
    "Best health insurance companies in NY are typically super expensive. They're a good company offering good plans. I just really hope that USA gets comprehensive and all-inclusive publicly funded health care someday so people won't need money to get medical attention....."

Summary

Best What are the best health insurance companies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Blue Cross Blue ShieldOther 20 Free
2Kaiser PermanenteOther 13 Free
3HumanaOther 10 Free
4AetnaOther 3 Free
5CignaOther 3 Free
6UnitedHealthcareOther 3 Free
7Allegheny Health NetworkOther 1 Free
8EmblemHealthOther 1 Free
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