Residents of Lafayette, Louisiana have the option of enrolling in any one of 47 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. You can choose from 18 Medicare insurance carriers operating in Lafayette. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Humana, WellCare, and Vantage Health Plan. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Peoples Health Choices Value (HMO) plan from Peoples Health. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 12 Medicare plans available in Lafayette that have no monthly costs, and 36% of the 47 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $20.00. You can enroll in one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 17 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana HMO, and Humana at no cost to you. With 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Lafayette, LA. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? Humana has the highest CMS rating (5 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care and they offer 3 plans at no cost to you.
Medicare is accepted by 453 doctors within 5 miles of the Lafayette city center (zip code 70501), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Cigna has the largest network of practitioners in Lafayette that accept Medicare with 262 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 255 and Aetna takes third prize with 255 doctors. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Lafayette are in luck, as the city has 136 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 36 family medicine specialists, and 30 dentists who accept Medicare health plans.