Philadelphia, Pennsylvania residents can enroll in any one of the 70 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In Philadelphia, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Aetna, Humana, and Independence Blue Cross. In total, there are 20 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Clover Health Choice (PPO) plan from Clover Health. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 17 Medicare plans available in Philadelphia that have no monthly costs, and 33% of the 70 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $20.00. 32 of the available Medicare plans include drug coverage, or you can select one of the 30 plans that covers prescription drugs only.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Cigna-HealthSpring, and Clover Health at no cost to you. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in Philadelphia, PA is Aetna, which offers 10 plans with health and drug coverage and 2 drug coverage only plans. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? UPMC Health Plan has the highest CMS rating (5 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care and they offer 6 plans at no cost to you.
Medicare is accepted by over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Philadelphia city center (zip code 19121), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. Aetna has the largest network of practitioners in Philadelphia that accept Medicare with over 2369 doctors to choose from. Highmark comes in second with over 2323 and UnitedHealthcare takes third prize with over 2272 doctors. Finding specialist care in Philadelphia will be simple, since there are over 825 internal medicine specialists which take Medicare, over 544 doctors that specialize in pediatrics, and over 224 radiology specialists.