Columbus, Ohio residents can enroll in any one of the 67 affordable Medicare health plans offered. Of the 17 insurance companies that offer Medicare health plans in Columbus, Humana, Aetna, and Anthem BCBS have the highest number of plans to choose from. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Aetna Medicare Value Plan (HMO) plan from Aetna. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 14 Medicare plans available in Columbus that have no monthly costs, and 39% of the 67 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $30.00. You can enroll in one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 38 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Anthem BCBS, and CareSource all offer plans at no cost to you. With 8 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Columbus, OH. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Aetna 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Need a doctor? Selection will not be a problem, since 158 doctors within 5 miles of the Columbus city center (zip code 43228) accept Medicare. In Columbus, Aetna is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 95 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 90 and Humana is third with 87 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Columbus are in luck, as the city has 45 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 26 family medicine specialists, and 14 dentists who accept Medicare health plans.