Philadelphia, Pennsylvania residents can enroll in any one of the 82 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In Philadelphia, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, Aetna, and Independence Blue Cross. In total, there are 18 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Personal Choice 65 Prime Rx (PPO) plan from Independence Blue Cross. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 26 Medicare plans available in Philadelphia that have no monthly costs, and 50% of the 82 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $30.00. 38 of the available Medicare plans include drug coverage, or you can select one of the 33 plans that covers prescription drugs only.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Cigna, and Clover Health at no cost to you. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in Philadelphia, PA is Humana, which offers 6 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? Aetna 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 19131), 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 2441 doctors to choose from. Highmark comes in second with over 2368 and UnitedHealthcare takes third prize with over 2262 doctors. Finding specialist care in Philadelphia will be simple, since there are over 737 internal medicine specialists which take Medicare, over 463 doctors that specialize in pediatrics, and over 205 radiology specialists.