Updates for Oscar Health Insurance in 2020

Updates for Oscar Health Insurance in 2020

In 2020 Oscar will be entering many new markets throughout the country. While the Oscar Health NY small business market was granted a larger than usual increase this year, they remain competitive in the NY small group market.

There will be no changes to their networks this year, as they are still offering products on their Circle and Circle Plus networks. Below is a quick recap the difference between the 2 networks:

Oscar Circle Network:

this is the new name for the Original Oscar network which EXCLUDES:

  • Winthrop (only change for 2020 as they were acquired by the NYU health system)
  • All Northwell facilities and providers
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • WestMed Doctor group

This network boasts 27,000 Providers, 30 Hospitals and 250 Urgent Care Centers

**No access to Walgreens, Rite Aid and Duane Reade pharmacies**

Oscar Circle Plus Network:

This will include all the Circle providers and facilities PLUS the following providers:

  • Northwell Health System
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • WestMed Doctor group