Medford, Massachusetts residents can enroll in any one of the 57 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In Medford, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and WellCare. In total, there are 16 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Medicare HMO Blue PlusRx (HMO) plan from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, at a $266.00 monthly cost to you.
Of the 57 Medicare plans available for Medford residents, 33% of them are priced at under $30.00 a month and 11 plans are at no cost to you. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 25 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 29 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. Want to be sure you’re purchasing a quality health plan? Select one of the 11 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Commonwealth Care Alliance all offer plans at no cost to you. With 6 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 0 drug coverage only plans, Tufts Health Plan has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Medford, MA. Can’t decide on which company to go with? You can’t go wrong with Tufts Health Plan as they have the highest CMS rating (5 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by 104 doctors within 5 miles of the Medford city center (zip code 02153), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has the largest network of practitioners in Medford that accept Medicare with 77 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with 74 and Harvard Pilgrim takes third prize with 70 doctors. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 37 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 12 obstetrics & gynecology specialists, or even the 11 dentists who accept Medicare health plans in Medford.