Tampa, Florida residents can enroll in any one of the 71 affordable Medicare health plans offered. Of the 20 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Tampa, Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida have the highest number of plans to choose from. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the AARP Medicare Advantage Choice Plan 2 (Regional PPO) plan from UnitedHealthcare. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
Eligible applicants can select from 37 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 59% of the 71 enrollment options available in Tampa cost less than $20.00 a month. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 40 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 27 prescription drugs only health plans. Selecting one of the 12 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, BayCare Health Plans, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. 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 Tampa, FL. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? Leon Medical Centers, Cigna Healthspring is rated 5 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Need a doctor? Selection will not be a problem, since 184 doctors within 5 miles of the Tampa city center (zip code 33616) accept Medicare. In Tampa, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 119 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with 111 and Cigna is third with 110 doctors that accept Medicare. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Tampa that accept Medicare health plans, including 46 internal medicine specialists, 20 doctors in the family medicine specialty, and 16 physicians that specialize in pediatrics who accept Medicare health plans.