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HMO Plans from Anthem Las Vegas

May 8th, 2012

Health Maintenance Organization plans are considered as the least expensive type of Anthem Las Vegas health insurance plan. It is also the least flexible type among all the health insurance plans. The main goal of HMO plan is to minimize your medical care expenses by making full use of the preventive health services. HMOs are created so that you can maintain your health and at the same time obtain sufficient medical care when an injury or illness may happen.

By choosing HMOs as your Anthem Las Vegas health insurance plan, you can enjoy a lot of advantages such as the following:

  • It offers coverage for several health improvement programs and preventive care. Aside from this, it also has lesser paperwork and low co-payments.
  • There is a wide selection of doctors and hospitals that you can choose from HMO plans.
  • Members of HMO plans only have to pay a small co-payment which can be $15 to $20 for every visit to a physician which belongs to the network.
  • Typically, HMOs offer basic health services that include outpatient services, physician services, short term mental health services, medical treatments and emergency room visits for outpatient and inpatient care.

But before choosing HMO plans, be sure to examine also its disadvantages and here are some of them:

  • Members are required to select a primary care physician.
  • If you choose to see a physician which is not part of the plan then you need to obtain permission and pays a higher amount of the cost. Sometimes you will have to pay for the entire cost.
  • If you choose an HMO plan then you are only allowed to see physicians and hospitals which are part of the network or you will have to pay most of the expenses or the entire expenses.

The first step in researching for Anthem Las Vegas health insurance plan is to find coverage and quotes at You can also contact our insurance agents at 1-702-434-1230.