Portland, Oregon residents can enroll in any one of the 57 affordable Medicare health plans offered. There are 18 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Medicare health plans in Portland. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Providence, and Humana. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Providence Medicare Extra + RX (HMO) plan from Providence, at a $173.00 monthly cost to you.
25% of the 57 Medicare options in Portland cost less than $20.00 a month, and 8 plans are available at no cost to eligible applicants. You can enroll in one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 25 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Health Net, Humana, and PacificSource Health Plans all offer plans at no cost to you. With 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 0 drug coverage only plans, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Portland, OR. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? Humana has the highest CMS rating (4 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care and they offer 2 plans at no cost to you.
Medicare is accepted by over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Portland city center (zip code 97201), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. In Portland, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with over 1574 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with over 1555 and UnitedHealthcare is third with over 1517 doctors that accept Medicare. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of over 551 doctors specializing in internal medicine, over 390 anesthesiology specialists, or even over 200 pediatrics specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Portland.