One of four plan categories (aka “metal levels”) in the Health Insurance Marketplace. Silver plans fall about in the middle: You pay moderate monthly premiums and moderate costs when you need care. If you qualify for “cost sharing reductions” (or “extra savings”) you can save a lot of money on deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance when you get care — but only if you pick a Silver plan.
Silver plans are the most common choice of Marketplace shoppers.
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