Find Affordable Health Insurance in Texas

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

Texas State Health Resources

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

Apply for Texas Health Insurance coverage at eHealthInsurance. We offer thousands of health plans underwritten by more than 180 of the nation’s health insurance companies. Compare Texas 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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Texas Medical Insurance Statistics

Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Texas:

27,677,200

Total Texas Residents

15%

Total Uninsured Texas Residents

5,322,720

Total Texas HMO enrollment

$1,197

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

$2,292

Avg Texas 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

Texas residents are not required to have health insurance under state law. However, the Affordable Care Act does mandate a health insurance requirement on a federal level that includes Texans. Texas utilizes the federal exchange for health plans and has one of the highest enrollment rates in the country.
Texas open enrollment for 2020 plans has ended, unless an individual has a qualifying event. The open enrollment for 2021 plans will commence on November 1, 2020. Plans are available to residents through the federal exchange and private insurance companies.
The cheapest health insurance in Texas starts for as low as $169.62 per person for major medical plans.*
Metal LevelLowest Monthly Premium*
Bronze$169.62
Silver$202.08
Gold$246.93
* This is the lowest-price Bronze plan available from eHealth in Texas, 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.
Texas residents can expect to pay an average of $221.67 per person* for a basic 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$221.67
Silver$279.61
Gold$319.11
* This is the average price of a plan available from eHealth in Texas, 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.