Residents of New Orleans, Louisiana have the option of enrolling in any one of 48 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. Of the 18 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in New Orleans, Humana, WellCare, and Vantage Health Plan have the highest number of plans to choose from. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Lasso Healthcare (MSA) Medicare Advantage plan from Lasso Healthcare, at $0.00 per month.
Of the 48 Medicare plans available for New Orleans residents, 38% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 13 plans are at no cost to you. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 18 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans.
Comprehensive health plans are available at no cost to you. Check out the plans offered by Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana HMO, and Humana. With 7 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of New Orleans, LA. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Humana 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are 71 doctors within 5 miles of the New Orleans city center (zip code 70131) that accept Medicare. Aetna has the largest network of practitioners in New Orleans that accept Medicare with 40 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 37 and Humana takes third prize with 37 doctors. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in New Orleans are in luck, as the city has 14 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 13 pediatrics specialists, and 11 family medicine specialists who accept Medicare health plans.