McAllen, Texas residents can enroll in any one of the 54 affordable Medicare health plans offered. You can choose from 18 Medicare insurance carriers operating in McAllen. The companies that offer the widest variety of plans are Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and WellCare. The least expensive Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Humana Gold Plus H0028-046 (HMO) plan from Humana. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
Eligible applicants can select from 17 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 48% of the 54 enrollment options available in McAllen cost less than $20.00 a month. 18 of the available Medicare plans include drug coverage, or you can select one of the 30 plans that covers prescription drugs only. 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.
Living on a fixed income will not be a problem as Aetna, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, and Cigna all offer plans at no cost to you. Humana has 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in McAllen, 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.
Need a doctor? Selection will not be a problem, since 404 doctors within 5 miles of the McAllen city center (zip code 78503) accept Medicare. In McAllen, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas is the insurance carrier with the largest network of practitioners with 231 doctors to choose from. Aetna comes in second with 194 and Humana is third with 186 doctors that accept Medicare. Looking for a specialist? Pick from of the 98 doctors specializing in internal medicine, the 67 family medicine specialists, or even the 27 surgery specialists who accept Medicare health plans in McAllen.