Residents of Honolulu, Hawaii have the option of enrolling in any one of 37 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. Of the 16 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Honolulu, 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 Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage Enhanced (HMO) plan from Kaiser Permanente, at a $176.00 monthly cost to you.
24% of the 37 Medicare options in Honolulu cost less than $20.00 a month, and 6 plans are available at no cost to eligible applicants. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 24 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 11 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 5 stars to 2 of the Medicare health plans, allowing you to shop with confidence.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Humana, Lasso Healthcare, and UnitedHealthcare all offer plans at no cost to you. With 3 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Honolulu, HI. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? Kaiser Permanente has the highest CMS rating (4 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care and they offer 2 plans at no cost to you.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Honolulu city center (zip code 96826) that accept Medicare. In Honolulu, HMSA is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 775 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with over 667 and UnitedHealthcare is third with over 658 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Honolulu are in luck, as the city has over 276 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 88 dentists, and over 77 anesthesiology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.