Residents of Seattle, Washington have the option of enrolling in any one of 69 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. There are 18 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 Regence BlueShield, Premera Blue Cross, and Humana. 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 69 Medicare plans available for Seattle residents, 42% of them are priced at under $30.00 a month and 16 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 28 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 35 Medicare plans that include drug coverage. Selecting one of the 8 Medicare health plans that have been awarded 5 stars by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow you to shop with confidence.
Aetna, Amerigroup, and Community Health Plan of WA Medicare Advantage all offer plans at no cost to you, which is helpful to those on a fixed income. Regence BlueShield has 5 plans that offer health and drug coverage and 0 drug coverage only plans, making them the carrier with the most plans available in Seattle, WA. On a fixed budget and concerned about quality care? Kaiser Permanente has the highest CMS rating (4 of 5) for Plan Responsiveness and Care and they offer 3 plans at no cost to you.
Looking for a doctor close to you? There are over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Seattle city center (zip code 98105) that accept Medicare. If you select UnitedHealthcare as your Medicare provider, you’ll have access to over 1925 participating doctors in Seattle. Aetna has over 1810 doctors in their network and Premera Blue Cross follows with a network of over 1086 practitioners. Finding specialist care in Seattle will be simple, since there are over 811 internal medicine specialists which take Medicare, over 300 doctors that specialize in pediatrics, and over 233 family medicine specialists.