Bellingham, Washington residents can enroll in any one of the 52 affordable Medicare health plans offered. You can choose from 15 Medicare insurance carriers operating in Bellingham. 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 HumanaChoice H5216-247 (PPO) plan from Humana. The monthly cost of this plan is $0.00.
Eligible applicants can select from 7 Medicare plans that have no monthly premiums, while 29% of the 52 enrollment options available in Bellingham cost less than $20.00 a month. If you need prescription coverage, you can select from the 19 Medicare plans that include drug coverage, or one of the 29 prescription drugs only health plans.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Humana, and Kaiser Permanente at no cost to you. The carrier with the largest selection of Medicare plans in Bellingham, WA is Humana, which offers 5 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Do you want an insurance company with great customer service? Humana is rated 4 out 5 stars by the CMS for Plan Responsiveness and Care.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are 496 doctors within 5 miles of the Bellingham city center (zip code 98229) that accept Medicare. Cigna has the largest network of practitioners in Bellingham that accept Medicare with 347 doctors to choose from. Regence BlueShield comes in second with 343 and Aetna takes third prize with 322 doctors. Medicare enrollees that need to see a specialist in Bellingham are in luck, as the city has 81 doctors specializing in internal medicine, 77 family medicine specialists, and 40 anesthesiology specialists who accept Medicare health plans.