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Health Plans for Individuals & Families on NY State of Health

This information is provided for research purposes only. The premium rates given are before any advance tax credits are applied. Please verify premium rates and plan details on the NYSOH Marketplace or directly with HealthNow (BCBS of Western NY).

For ease of presentation, the chart shows the individual premium for each rating region. To calculate the couple rate, multiply by 2; individual plus child(ren) rate, multiply by 1.7; and for the family rate, multiply by 2.85.

PLATINUM PLANS Region 2
2015 - Platinum Standard Summary of Benefits $585.04
2016 - Platinum Standard
HiosID: 49526NY0450035
Summary of Benefits $578.61
2015 - Platinum 250 Summary of Benefits $503.42
2016 - Platinum Ind Align
HiosID: 49526NY0450038
Summary of Benefits $512.98
2015 - Platinum POS 110 Summary of Benefits $541.48
2016 - Platinum POS 110 EX
HiosID: 49526NY0450040
Summary of Benefits $596.08
GOLD PLANS Region 2
2015 - Gold Standard Summary of Benefits $504.05
2016 - Gold Standard
HiosID: 49526NY0450026
Summary of Benefits $480.48
2015 - Gold 850 Summary of Benefits $408.64
2016 - Gold Ind Align
HiosID: 49526NY0450029
Summary of Benefits $432.44
2015 - Gold Aqua Summary of Benefits $471.72
2016 - Gold Aqua
HiosID: 49526NY0450031
Summary of Benefits $462.13
2016 - Gold POS 7100
HiosID: 49526NY0650001
Summary of Benefits $442.93
SILVER PLANS Region 2
2015 - Silver Standard Summary of Benefits $432.35
2016 - Silver Standard
HiosID: 49526NY0450014
Summary of Benefits  $403.43
2015 - Silver 2000 Summary of Benefits $341.74
2016 - Silver Ind Align
HiosID: 49526NY0450017
Summary of Benefits $351.64
2015 - Silver POS 7100 Summary of Benefits $399.35
2016 - Silver POS 7100
HiosID: 49526NY0450019
Summary of Benefits $378.88
2016 - Silver POS 8100EX
HiosID: 49526NY0650003
Summary of Benefits $397.67
SILVER PLANS: CSR 200-250% FPL Region 2
2015 - Silver Standard A   $432.35
2016 - Silver Standard A
HiosID: 49526NY0450014
  $403.43
2015 - Silver 1500   $341.74
2016 - Silver Ind Align A
HiosID: 49526NY0450017
  $351.64
2015 - Silver POS 7100 A   $399.35
2016 - Silver POS 7100 A
HiosID: 49526NY0450019
  $378.88
2016 - Silver POS 8100EX A
HiosID: 49526NY0650003
  $397.67
SILVER PLANS: CSR 150-200% FPL Region 2
2015 - Silver Standard B $432.35
2015 - Silver 750 $341.74
2015 - Silver POS 7100 B $399.35
SILVER PLANS: CSR 100-150% FPL Region 2
2015 - Silver Standard C $432.35
2015 - Silver $341.74
2015 - Silver POS 7100 C $399.35
BRONZE PLANS Region 2
2015 - Bronze Standard Summary of Benefits $352.20
2016 - Bronze Standard
HiosID:49526NY0450001
Summary of Benefits $310.68
2015 - Bronze Value Summary of Benefits $278.95
2016 - Bronze Value
HiosID: 49526NY0450006
Summary of Benefits $313.86
2015 - Bronze POS 8100EX Summary of Benefits $340.84
2016 - Bronze POS 8100EX
HiosID: 49526NY0450008
Summary of Benefits $337.29
CATASTROPHIC PLANS Region 2
2015 - Catastropic   n/a
2016 - Catastropic   n/a
HSA QUALIFIED PLANS: You can set up a pre-tax Health Savings Account (HSA) to pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses when you enroll in one of the following plans: Bronze Standard, Bronze POS 8100EX, Silver POS8100EX A, Silver POS 7100 & Silver POS 7100 A.
OUT-OF-NETWORK COVERAGE: All 2016 plans include Out-of Network Coverage.
NOTES: The Platinum Ind Align, Gold Ind Align and Silver Ind Align plans are only available in Erie and Niagara County.

I haven't been able to find the Summary of Benefits for the 2016 Silver Cost Sharing Reduced Plans, however, here's a chart showing deductibles, out-of-pocket maximums and copays/coinsurance - Silver CSR Plans
ADDITIONAL NOTES: For more information about 2016 rates and plans, including child only rates and dependants to 29 rates, visit the 2016 Approved Rate Manual.