El Paso, Texas residents can enroll in any one of the 61 affordable Medicare health plans offered. In El Paso, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Humana, WellCare, and UnitedHealthcare. In total, there are 23 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The highest rated prescription drug only plan (Part D) in El Paso is the Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) Prescription Drug plan from BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, at a monthly cost of $147.20.
Eligible applicants can select from 25 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 54% of the 61 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 30 prescription drugs only health plans or choose one of the 26 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded 5 stars to 1 of the Medicare health plans, allowing you to shop with confidence.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Amerigroup, and Amerigroup STAR+PLUS MMP at no cost to you. With 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of El Paso, TX. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Humana 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
Medicare is accepted by 392 doctors within 5 miles of the El Paso city center (zip code 79915), 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 192 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 182 and Humana is third with 177 doctors that accept Medicare. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 73 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 49 pediatrics specialists, or even the 37 family medicine specialists who accept Medicare health plans in El Paso.