Residents of Gainesville, Florida have the option of enrolling in any one of 43 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. There are 13 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Medicare health plans in Gainesville. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Humana, Universal American, and UnitedHealthcare. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the WellCare Value (HMO-POS) plan from Universal American. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 14 Medicare plans available in Gainesville that have no monthly costs, and 37% of the 43 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $20.00. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 14 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 27 prescription drugs only health plans.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and Universal American at no cost to you. Humana has 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Gainesville, FL. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida is rated 4 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Gainesville city center (zip code 32601), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Do you want to choose an insurance carrier with a large practitioner network? In Gainesville, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida has over 691 doctors that accept Medicare, followed by Aetna with over 640 and Humana with over 594 doctors. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Gainesville that accept Medicare health plans, including over 280 internal medicine specialists, over 150 doctors in the pediatrics specialty, and over 117 physicians that specialize in anesthesiology who accept Medicare health plans.