Residents of Seattle, Washington have the option of enrolling in any one of 61 affordable Medicare health plans available to them. There are 19 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, Aetna, 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 61 Medicare plans available for Seattle residents, 38% of them are priced at under $30.00 a month and 12 plans are at no cost to you. You can enroll in one of the 26 prescription drugs only health plans or, for a more comprehensive option, choose one of the 30 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 Washington at no cost to you. Humana has the largest selection of Medicare plans for residents of Seattle, WA. They offer 3 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 over 1000 doctors within 5 miles of the Seattle city center (zip code 98105) 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 over 1976 doctors that accept Medicare, followed by Aetna with over 1837 and First Health with over 1142 doctors. Need to see a specialist? There are many specialists in Seattle that accept Medicare health plans, including over 818 internal medicine specialists, over 289 doctors in the pediatrics specialty, and over 235 physicians that specialize in family medicine who accept Medicare health plans.