Residents of Honolulu, Hawaii have the option of enrolling in any one of 39 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. Of the 15 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Honolulu, WellCare, Humana, and UnitedHealthcare have the highest number of plans to choose from. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage Enhanced (HMO) plan from Kaiser Permanente, at a $176.00 monthly cost to you.
36% of the 39 Medicare options in Honolulu cost less than $20.00 a month, and 7 plans are available at no cost to eligible applicants. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 25 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 12 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 5 stars to 3 of the Medicare health plans, allowing you to shop with confidence.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as HMSA Essential Advantage, Humana, and Lasso Healthcare all offer plans at no cost to you. With 0 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 6 drug coverage only plans, WellCare has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Honolulu, HI. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Kaiser Permanente 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Honolulu city center (zip code 96838) that accept Medicare. In Honolulu, UnitedHealthcare is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 687 doctors to choose from. Kaiser Permanente comes in second with over 386 and Humana is third with over 369 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Honolulu are in luck, as the city has over 359 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 79 dentists, and over 70 radiology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.