Boise, Idaho residents can enroll in any one of the 69 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In Boise, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Regence Blue Shield of Idaho, Humana, and Blue Cross of Idaho. In total, there are 18 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Regence MedAdvantage Basic (PPO) Medicare Advantage plan from Regence Blue Shield of Idaho, at $0.00 per month.
Of the 69 Medicare plans available for Boise residents, 41% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 19 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 28 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 34 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Aetna, Blue Cross of Idaho, and Humana all offer plans at no cost to you, which is helpful to those on a fixed income. Regence Blue Shield of Idaho has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Boise, ID. They offer 6 plans with health and drug coverage and 0 drug coverage only plans. Can’t decide on which company to go with? You can’t go wrong with SelectHealth as they have the highest CMS rating (5 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Need a doctor? Selection will not be a problem, since 277 doctors within 5 miles of the Boise city center (zip code 83701) accept Medicare. In Boise, Aetna is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 157 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 116 and Blue Cross of Idaho is third with 104 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Boise are in luck, as the city has 84 doctors specializing in family medicine, 36 dentists, and 23 internal medicine specialists who accept Medicare health plans.