Residents of Houston, Texas have the option of enrolling in any one of 77 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. In Houston, the insurance carriers that offer the most Medicare health plans to choose from are Universal American, Humana, and UnitedHealthcare. In total, there are 21 insurance companies providing comprehensive Medicare plans. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Imperial Health Insurance Traditional (HMO) plan from Imperial Insurance Company of Texas, Inc. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
There are 32 Medicare plans available in Houston that have no monthly costs, and 56% of the 77 Medicare plans offered have a monthly cost of under $20.00. You can enroll in one of the 30 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 38 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
Comprehensive health plans are available at no cost to you. Check out the plans offered by Aetna, Amerigroup, and Amerigroup STAR+PLUS MMP. Universal American has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Houston, TX. They offer 5 plans with health and drug coverage and 6 drug coverage only plans.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are 496 doctors within 5 miles of the Houston city center (zip code 77031) that accept Medicare. In Houston, Aetna is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 254 doctors to choose from. UnitedHealthcare comes in second with 252 and Humana is third with 230 doctors that accept Medicare. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 116 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 71 family medicine specialists, or even the 66 psychiatry & neurology specialists who accept Medicare health plans in Houston.