Lakewood, New Jersey residents can enroll in any one of the 41 affordable Medicare health plans offered. There are 14 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Medicare health plans in Lakewood. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Aetna, UnitedHealthcare, and WellCare. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Aetna Medicare Standard Plan (PPO) plan from Aetna, at a $78.00 monthly cost to you.
Of the 41 Medicare plans available for Lakewood residents, 37% of them are priced at under $30.00 a month and 8 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 13 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Amerigroup, and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey all offer plans at no cost to you. Aetna has 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 2 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Lakewood, NJ. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Aetna 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Medicare is accepted by 125 doctors within 5 miles of the Lakewood city center (zip code 08701), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. UnitedHealthcare has the largest network of practitioners in Lakewood that accept Medicare with 72 doctors to choose from. Cigna comes in second with 69 and Aetna takes third prize with 69 doctors. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Lakewood are in luck, as the city has 34 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 15 pediatrics specialists, and 14 obstetrics & gynecology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.