El Paso, Texas residents can enroll in any one of the 56 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In El Paso, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and BlueCross BlueShield of Texas. In total, there are 21 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated prescription drug only plan (Part D) in El Paso is the Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) Prescription Drug plan from Medco Medicare, at a monthly cost of $99.90.
Eligible applicants can select from 22 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 45% of the 56 enrollment options available in El Paso cost less than $20.00 a month. For those who have regular prescriptions, you can enroll in one of the 27 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 24 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, Amerigroup, and Amerigroup STAR+PLUS MMP all offer plans at no cost to you. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in El Paso, TX is Humana, which offers 5 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Can’t decide on which company to go with? You can’t go wrong with Humana as they have the highest CMS rating (4 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Medicare is accepted by 490 doctors within 5 miles of the El Paso city center (zip code 79901), so selecting a practitioner close to home won’t be a problem. In El Paso, Aetna is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 297 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 276 and Humana is third with 271 doctors that accept Medicare. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in El Paso are in luck, as the city has 138 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 57 pediatrics specialists, and 41 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.