San Diego, California residents can enroll in any one of the 76 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In San Diego, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are UnitedHealthcare, Anthem Blue Cross, and WellCare. In total, there are 26 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated prescription drug only plan (Part D) in San Diego is the Blue Shield Rx Enhanced (PDP) Prescription Drug plan from Blueshield of California, at a monthly cost of $118.40.
Of the 76 Medicare plans available for San Diego residents, 50% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 27 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 42 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. Shop with confidence by selecting one of the 4 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Alignment Health Plan, and Anthem Blue Cross all offer plans at no cost to you. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in San Diego, CA is UnitedHealthcare, which offers 6 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? Sharp Health Plan is rated 5 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by 905 doctors within 5 miles of the San Diego city center (zip code 92101), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. In San Diego, Aetna is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 679 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 659 and Health Net is third with 622 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in San Diego are in luck, as the city has 281 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 84 radiology specialists, and 77 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.