Residents of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania have the option of enrolling in any one of 72 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. In Pittsburgh, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Highmark, Humana, and Aetna. In total, there are 18 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated prescription drug only plan (Part D) in Pittsburgh is the Blue Rx PDP Complete (PDP) Prescription Drug plan from Highmark, at a monthly cost of $168.40.
There are 15 Medicare plans available in Pittsburgh that have no monthly costs, and 29% of the 72 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $20.00. 33 of the available Medicare plans include drug coverage, or you can select one of the 31 plans that covers prescription drugs only. Want to be sure you’re purchasing a quality health plan? Select one of the 14 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Highmark, and Humana at no cost to you. Highmark has 9 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 2 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Pittsburgh, PA. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? UPMC for Life has the highest CMS rating (5 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care and they offer 1 plan at no cost to you.
With 239 doctors within 5 miles of the Pittsburgh city center (zip code 15243) that accept Medicare, choosing a practitioner close to you will be a simple task. In Pittsburgh, Highmark is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 168 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with 167 and UnitedHealthcare is third with 150 doctors that accept Medicare. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 75 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 27 pediatrics specialists, or even the 25 family medicine specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Pittsburgh.