Phila, Pennsylvania residents can enroll in any one of the 80 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In Phila, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, Aetna, and Independence Blue Cross. In total, there are 20 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the UPMC for Life HMO Rx Enhanced (HMO) plan from UPMC Health Plan, at a $301.00 monthly cost to you.
Of the 80 Medicare plans available for Phila residents, 44% of them are priced at under $30.00 a month and 21 plans are at no cost to you. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 40 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 31 prescription drugs only health plans. Selecting one of the 11 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow you to shop with confidence.
Comprehensive health plans are available at no cost to you. Check out the plans offered by Aetna, Cigna-HealthSpring, and Clover Health. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in Phila, PA is Humana, which offers 6 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? UPMC Health Plan is rated 5 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by 131 doctors within 5 miles of the Phila city center (zip code 19121), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. UnitedHealthcare has the largest network of practitioners in Phila that accept Medicare with 103 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with 102 and Highmark takes third prize with 100 doctors. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 60 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 16 family medicine specialists, or even the 13 pediatrics specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Phila.