Boise, Idaho residents can enroll in any one of the 55 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In Boise, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, Blue Cross of Idaho, and UnitedHealthcare. In total, there are 17 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the HumanaChoice H5216-046 (PPO) Medicare Advantage plan from Humana, at $0.00 per month.
Of the 55 Medicare plans available for Boise residents, 25% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 7 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 24 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Blue Cross of Idaho, Humana, and PacificSource Health Plans all offer plans at no cost to you, which is helpful to those on a fixed income. Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Boise, ID. They offer 4 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Can’t decide on which company to go with? You can’t go wrong with Blue Cross of Idaho as they have the highest CMS rating (4 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Need a doctor? Selection will not be a problem, since 64 doctors within 5 miles of the Boise city center (zip code 83716) accept Medicare. In Boise, Aetna is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 39 doctors to choose from. Cigna comes in second with 36 and UnitedHealthcare is third with 34 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Boise are in luck, as the city has 14 doctors specializing in radiology, 13 pediatrics specialists, and 8 obstetrics & gynecology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.