Residents of Seattle, Washington have the option of enrolling in any one of 76 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. There are 17 insurance carriers that offer inexpensive Medicare health plans in Seattle. Of these, the companies that offer the largest variety of plans to choose from are Humana, UnitedHealthcare, and Regence BlueShield. The highest rated Medicare health plan that includes prescription drug coverage is the Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Optimal (HMO) plan from Kaiser Permanente, at a $295.00 monthly cost to you.
Of the 76 Medicare plans available for Seattle residents, 50% of them are priced at under $30.00 a month and 23 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 29 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 39 Medicare plans that include drug coverage.
If you are on a budget, there are health plans available from Aetna, Amerigroup, and Community Health Plan of WA Medicare Advantage at no cost to you. Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Seattle, WA. They offer 5 plans with health and drug coverage and 3 drug coverage only plans. Is Preventative Care one of your priorities? CMS has given Kaiser Permanente 4 out of 5 stars in the “Improving or maintaining physical health” category.
With 10 doctors within 5 miles of the Seattle city center (zip code 98148) that accept Medicare, choosing a practitioner close to you will be a simple task. Do you want to choose an insurance carrier with a large practitioner network? In Seattle, UnitedHealthcare has 9 doctors that accept Medicare, followed by Regence BlueShield with 9 and Cigna with 9 doctors. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Seattle that accept Medicare health plans, including 4 pediatrics specialists, 3 doctors in the internal medicine specialty, and 2 physicians that specialize in radiology who accept Medicare health plans.