Comprehensive insurance options are available in Boston. There is a total of 58 affordable Medicare health plans in Boston for you to choose from. You can choose from 15 Medicare insurance carriers operating in Boston. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Tufts Health Plan, UnitedHealthcare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO Basic No Rx (HMO) Medicare Advantage plan from Tufts Health Plan, at $28.00 per month.
There are 11 Medicare plans available in Boston that have no monthly costs, and 34% of the 58 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $30.00. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 29 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 25 prescription drugs only health plans.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Commonwealth Care Alliance at no cost to you. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in Boston, MA is Tufts Health Plan, which offers 6 plans with health and drug coverage and 0 drug coverage only plans.
Medicare is accepted by over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Boston city center (zip code 02124), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Do you want to choose an insurance carrier with a large practitioner network? In Boston, Aetna has over 1710 doctors that accept Medicare, followed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts with over 1686 and UnitedHealthcare with over 1637 doctors. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Boston that accept Medicare health plans, including over 727 internal medicine specialists, over 486 doctors in the pediatrics specialty, and over 192 physicians that specialize in radiology who accept Medicare health plans.