San Jose, California residents can enroll in any one of the 66 affordable Medicare health plans offered. You can choose from 20 Medicare insurance carriers operating in San Jose. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Universal American, UnitedHealthcare, and Anthem Blue Cross. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Aetna Medicare Eagle Plan (HMO) Medicare Advantage plan from Aetna, at $0.00 per month.
Of the 66 Medicare plans available for San Jose residents, 38% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 16 plans are at no cost to you. 33 of the available Medicare plans include drug coverage, or you can select one of the 32 plans that covers prescription drugs only. 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 Aetna, Alignment Health Plan, and Anthem Blue Cross at no cost to you. Universal American 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 San Jose, CA. Can’t decide on which company to go with? You can’t go wrong with Stanford Health Care Advantage as they have the highest CMS rating (4 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by 311 doctors within 5 miles of the San Jose city center (zip code 95119), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. If you select Kaiser Permanente as your Medicare provider, you’ll have access to 277 participating doctors in San Jose. UnitedHealthcare has 271 doctors in their network and Cigna follows with a network of 266 practitioners. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in San Jose are in luck, as the city has 72 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 29 pediatrics specialists, and 28 obstetrics & gynecology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.