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 934 doctors within 5 miles of the Honolulu city center (zip code 96849) that accept Medicare. In Honolulu, HMSA is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 660 doctors to choose from. Cigna comes in second with 607 and Aetna is third with 604 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Honolulu are in luck, as the city has 307 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 62 radiology specialists, and 52 emergency medicine specialists who accept Medicare health plans.