Melbourne, Florida residents can enroll in any one of the 56 affordable Medicare health plans offered. Of the 15 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Melbourne, Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and WellCare have the highest number of plans to choose from. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the FHCP Medicare Premier Advantage (HMO) plan from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, at a $20.00 monthly cost to you.
48% of the 56 Medicare options in Melbourne cost less than $20.00 a month, and 21 plans are available at no cost to eligible applicants. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 27 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 25 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. Want to be sure you’re purchasing a quality health plan? Select one of the 6 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, CarePlus Heath Plans, and Freedom Health all offer plans at no cost to you, which is helpful to those on a fixed income. Humana has 4 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Melbourne, FL. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Leon Medical Centers, Cigna Healthspring 5 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Medicare is accepted by 450 doctors within 5 miles of the Melbourne city center (zip code 32903), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. In Melbourne, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 341 doctors to choose from. Cigna comes in second with 333 and UnitedHealthcare is third with 311 doctors that accept Medicare. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 141 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 64 hospitalists, or even the 40 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Melbourne.