Alameda, California residents can enroll in any one of the 52 affordable Medicare health plans offered. Of the 18 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Alameda, WellCare, Anthem Blue Cross, and Health Net have the highest number of plans to choose from. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Anthem MediBlue Select (HMO) plan from Anthem Blue Cross. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 2 Medicare plans available in Alameda that have no monthly costs, and 19% of the 52 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $20.00. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 19 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 32 prescription drugs only health plans. Selecting one of the 2 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow you to shop with confidence.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Anthem Blue Cross and Imperial Health Plan of California, Inc. at no cost to you. WellCare has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Alameda, CA. They offer 0 plans with health and drug coverage and 6 drug coverage only plans. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Kaiser Permanente 5 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
With 68 doctors within 5 miles of the Alameda city center (zip code 94501) that accept Medicare, choosing a practitioner close to you will be a simple task. Do you want to choose an insurance carrier with a large practitioner network? In Alameda, UnitedHealthcare has 31 doctors that accept Medicare, followed by Anthem Blue Cross with 30 and Health Net with 28 doctors. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Alameda are in luck, as the city has 30 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 5 psychiatry & neurology specialists, and 5 obstetrics & gynecology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.