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Medicare Advantage Plans in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Almost 300,000 local Medicare recipients are very interested in comparing Florida Medicare Advantage plans in Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas. For many, the right solution is one of the many Florida Blue Medicare plans. Florida Blue, formerly Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida, offers both Medicare supplement insurance and Medicare Advantage plans in Florida all over the county and state. This company has an extensive network of medical providers, high name recognition, and a reputation for excellent customer service.

We want to help you compare your options to make the best use of your Medicare benefits. You can begin your comparison of Florida Medicare Advantage Plans in Fort Lauderdale by entering a local ZIP code in the quote form on this website. After browsing local options, you are also welcome to call us and ask to speak with a licensed Medicare insurance agent.

Quick Facts: Medicare in Fort Lauderdale and Broward County

  • Broward County population: 1,838,844
  • Fort Lauderdale population: 172,389
  • County Medicare recipients: 288,270
  • County Percentage of residents 65 and over: 15

Fort Lauderdale is the largest city in the South Florida Metropolitan Area, and this area extends beyond the county to include a population of more than 5 million people. It is also the county seat.

Medicare Advantage Plans in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Florida Blue Medicare Advantage plans in Fort Lauderdale include supplements, Advantage plans, and Part D. Members of managed care plans, like HMOs and PPOs, can enjoy the benefits of using the largest network of health providers in the state of Florida and one of the largest in the country.

Medicare Advantage Plans in Fort Lauderdale: These plans replace Part A and B of original Medicare, and they must provide benefits that are at least as good as the original. Since private insurance companies compete for business, they work hard to help their members control their health expenses.

Since Florida Blue has a large network of health providers on their plans, they can help members access right doctors, hospitals, specialists, and other health services. With an HMO, members must virtually always use one of the plan providers to get their services covered. With a PPO, members may choose to get covered services outside of the network, but those services will cost somewhat more. That means that the network of doctors and other medical providers are essential when choosing one of these plans.

Supplements: These extend and supplement original Medicare by paying for some of the deductibles and copays that Medicare does not pay. Sometimes they are also called Medigap policies because they cover the “gaps” in Medicare.

Florida Blue offers different supplement levels, from A to N, with different benefits. Basic options cost less, but more comprehensive options may help reduce out-of-pocket expenses more. It is important to balance the rates and the benefits of any supplements you consider.

Part D: These are drug coverage policies that help recipients pay for their prescriptions. Many Advantage plans already include prescriptions, but some do not. Medigap policies do not come bundled with drug coverage. The company also markets stand-alone drug plans in Fort Lauderdale.

Find the Best Fort Lauderdale Medicare Advantage Plans

We want to make it easy for you to compare Florida Medicare Advantage Plans in Fort Lauderdale. To get started, type your home ZIP code into the online quote form on this page. If you need personal attention, contact us by phone at your convenience. Our licensed and experienced Florida health insurance agents are eager to work with you to find a plan for your health needs and budget.