Residents of Fort Lauderdale, Florida have the option of enrolling in any one of 70 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. In Fort Lauderdale, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, and UnitedHealthcare. In total, there are 23 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the HealthSun MediMax (HMO) plan from HealthSun Health Plans, at a $30.30 monthly cost to you.
There are 34 Medicare plans available in Fort Lauderdale that have no monthly costs, and 49% of the 70 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $10.00. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 41 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 27 prescription drugs only health plans. Selecting one of the 7 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.
Comprehensive health plans are available at no cost to you. Check out the plans offered by Aetna, AvMed, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in Fort Lauderdale, FL is Humana, which offers 7 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? HealthSun Health Plans is rated 5 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by 372 doctors within 5 miles of the Fort Lauderdale city center (zip code 33301), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Humana has the largest network of practitioners in Fort Lauderdale that accept Medicare with 184 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 176 and Aetna takes third prize with 173 doctors. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Fort Lauderdale that accept Medicare health plans, including 105 internal medicine specialists, 43 doctors in the family medicine specialty, and 32 physicians that specialize in anesthesiology who accept Medicare health plans.