Residents of Honolulu, Hawaii have the option of enrolling in any one of 37 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. In Honolulu, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and WellCare. In total, there are 16 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. 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.
Eligible applicants can select from 6 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 24% of the 37 enrollment options available in Honolulu cost less than $20.00 a month. You can enroll in one of the 24 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, 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. Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Honolulu, HI. They offer 3 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? Kaiser Permanente is rated 4 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Need a doctor? Selection will not be a problem, since over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Honolulu city center (zip code 96801) accept Medicare. If you select HMSA as your Medicare provider, you’ll have access to over 931 participating doctors in Honolulu. Cigna has over 818 doctors in their network and Aetna follows with a network of over 818 practitioners. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Honolulu are in luck, as the city has over 374 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 96 dentists, and over 95 pediatrics specialists who accept Medicare health plans.