Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport, Connecticut is located at the convergence of the Pequonnock River and the Long Island Sound along the Atlantic Ocean. Rich in history, Bridgeport has 54 sites located on the National Historical Register. The birthplace of the Frisbie, Bridgeport is certainly a fun-loving town. With a variety of festivals and events throughout the year, Bridgeport hosts a range of activities from the Gathering of the Vibes to the circus-centered Barnum Festival. Bridgeport is supportive of their local arts scene, with multiple galleries featured in the Bridgeport Art Trail, and more prominent works showcased in the Housatonic Museum of Art.

The city is also home to several institutions of higher education, including the University of Bridgeport. Also called Park City, there are 27 parks throughout Bridgeport. Seaside Park, which as its name suggests runs along the Atlantic, is 210 acres and features historical monuments and serves as an outdoor venue. Beardsley Park has many activities, including the Beardsley Zoo, golf courses, and a number of paths winding through wooded areas. With a close commute to larger Connecticut cities and New York through a variety of transportation options, Bridgeport is a conveniently located for work or play.

If you are a resident of Bridgeport looking for a health insurance policy, you have more options in Connecticut than some of your other New England neighbors. Health plans from Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, UnitedHealthOne, Cigna, and your local company ConnectiCare are offered for individuals and families under 65. For a comparison of rates and each plan you have to choose from, enter your zip code below. You may also speak with an agent for more information at 888 803 5917.


To give the residents of Bridgeport some direction and a brief introduction to your local private health insurance market, we ran a sample quote and posted the results below. For a 30-year-old male nonsmoking resident of the city in good health, we decided on a plan from each company in the same deductible and benefit range. This applicant is healthy, and uses the city of Bridgeport to stay active and well. Therefore, he is not is need of a plan because of regular medical care, but rather, maintaining healthy and being responsible.

Each plan shown is a PPO, which gives members the ability to use any physician or facility they like, though some will be much less expensive than others. To direct this applicant towards the most benefits for the lowest overall cost, it is helpful to look for unlimited office visits for a copay before deductible, and 80/20 coverage. Not all companies offer the same plan, however, and these were the best selections from each carrier in Bridgeport.