Find Affordable Health Insurance in Ohio

Find individual health insurance in Ohio.
Discover more plans at the lowest available cost.

Ohio State Health Resources

Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Ohio:

Apply for Ohio Health Insurance coverage at eHealthInsurance. We offer thousands of health plans underwritten by more than 180 of the nation’s health insurance companies. Compare Ohio health plans side by side, get health insurance quotes, apply online and find affordable health insurance today. You can read more about the Affordable Care Act in our Obamacare Resource Center.

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We offer a broad selection of Ohio health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Ohio health insurance companies.

Ohio Medical Insurance Statistics

Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Ohio:

11,468,700

Total Ohio Residents

6%

Total Uninsured Ohio Residents

3,403,537

Total Ohio HMO enrollment

$1,351

Avg annual employee premium in Ohio employer-sponsored plan (after employer contribution)

$2,608

Avg Ohio hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance)
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation: Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008); Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008; Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee; For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008; Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007

Frequently asked questions

The Affordable Care Act requires Ohio residents to have health insurance coverage. If your employer doesn't have health insurance options, you can get covered through a private plan. Ohio does not have its own health insurance requirements outside of the ACA.
Ohio's open enrollment for 2020 health plans has ended. The only way to enroll in a 2020 plan at this time is to have a qualifying event, such as a change in marital status or loss of current coverage. Open enrollment for 2021 plans will commence on November 1, 2020. Plans are available to Ohio residents through the federal exchange or a private insurance company.
The cheapest health insurance in Ohio starts for as low as $167.64 per person for major medical plans.*
Metal LevelLowest Monthly Premium*
Bronze$167.64
Silver$205.29
Gold$304.25
* This is the lowest-price Bronze plan available from eHealth in Ohio, but actual prices available depend on zip code, age, gender, and other factors.  Get a personalized quote to see what may be available for you.
Ohio residents can expect to pay an average of $205.15 per person* for a major medical individual health insurance plan. Prices will vary and premiums can be lower if you are in good health.
Metal LevelAverage Monthly Premium*
Bronze$205.15
Silver$267.08
Gold$366.09
* This is the average price of a plan available from eHealth in Ohio, but actual prices available depend on zip code, age, gender, and other factors.  Get a personalized quote to see what may be available for you.

Buying an Individual and Family Health Plan in Ohio

A new Ohio private health insurance plan may be right for you if:

  • You are self-employed
  • Your employer does not offer a group plan
  • You are enrolled in a group plan, but it does not cover spouses or dependents
  • You are enrolled in a health plan, but the premiums are too high
  • You are enrolled in a health plan, but your benefits needs have changed