Residents of Rochester, New York have the option of enrolling in any one of 47 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. Of the 14 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Rochester, Universal American, UnitedHealthcare, and Excellus have the highest number of plans to choose from. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Medicare Blue Choice Optimum (HMO-POS) plan from Excellus, at a $250.40 monthly cost to you.
There are 7 Medicare plans available in Rochester that have no monthly costs, and 34% of the 47 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $30.00. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 23 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 17 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Excellus, and UnitedHealthcare all offer plans at no cost to you. Universal American has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Rochester, NY. They offer 3 plans with health and drug coverage and 0 drug coverage only plans. Can’t decide on which company to go with? You can’t go wrong with Excellus as they have the highest CMS rating (5 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Rochester city center (zip code 14605) that accept Medicare. UnitedHealthcare has the largest network of practitioners in Rochester that accept Medicare with over 898 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with over 772 and MVP takes third prize with over 443 doctors. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of over 352 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 168 pediatrics specialists, or even over 117 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Rochester.