Choose your personal and affordable insurance plan from 62 Medicare health plans available in Birmingham, Alabama. There are 16 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Medicare health plans in Birmingham. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Humana, Cigna, and WellCare. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the VIVA Medicare Premier (HMO) plan from Viva Health, at a $104.00 monthly cost to you.
Of the 62 Medicare plans available for Birmingham residents, 44% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 21 plans are at no cost to you. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 32 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 22 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Ascension Complete, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama all offer plans at no cost to you. Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Birmingham, AL. They offer 4 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Medicare is accepted by over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Birmingham city center (zip code 35209), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Do you want to choose an insurance carrier with a large practitioner network? In Birmingham, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has over 1220 doctors that accept Medicare, followed by Aetna with over 1069 and UnitedHealthcare with over 1048 doctors. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Birmingham are in luck, as the city has over 423 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 129 pediatrics specialists, and over 99 radiology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.