Albany, 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 Albany, WellCare, Anthem Blue Cross, and Health Net have the highest number of plans to choose from. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Health Net Seniority Plus Green (HMO) Medicare Advantage plan from Health Net, at $139.00 per month.
Eligible applicants can select from 2 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 19% of the 52 enrollment options available in Albany cost less than $20.00 a month. You can enroll in one of the 32 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 19 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 5 stars to 2 of the Medicare health plans, allowing you to shop with confidence.
Anthem Blue Cross and Imperial Health Plan of California, Inc. offer plans at no cost to you, which is helpful to those on a fixed income. WellCare has 0 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 6 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Albany, CA. 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.
Medicare is accepted by 7 doctors within 5 miles of the Albany city center (zip code 94710), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. In Albany, Humana is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 5 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 4 and Health Net is third with 4 doctors that accept Medicare. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Albany that accept Medicare health plans, including 4 internal medicine specialists, 1 doctor in the pediatrics specialty, and 1 physician that specializes in family medicine who accepts Medicare health plans.