Residents of New York, New York have the option of enrolling in any one of 78 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. You can choose from 21 Medicare insurance carriers operating in New York. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are UnitedHealthcare, Universal American, and Humana. The most affordable Medicare health plan with no drug coverage is the UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage Essential (Regional PPO) Medicare Advantage plan from UnitedHealthcare, at $0.00 per month.
Of the 78 Medicare plans available for New York residents, 41% of them are priced at under $20.00 a month and 24 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 27 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 46 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Aetna, Bright Health, and Centers Plan for Healthy Living all offer plans at no cost to you, which is helpful to those on a fixed income. With 7 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, UnitedHealthcare has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of New York, NY.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the New York city center (zip code 10022) that accept Medicare. In New York, UnitedHealthcare is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 2066 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with over 1737 and Empire is third with over 1592 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in New York are in luck, as the city has over 926 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 261 psychiatry & neurology specialists, and over 260 anesthesiology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.