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Watauga County, NC, is home to 28 Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) plans in 2023.
Learn more about Medicare Advantage in North Carolina or call to speak with a licensed insurance agent who can help you compare Watauga County Medicare Advantage plans and – if you're eligible – help you enroll.
|2023 Medicare Advantage Plans in Watauga|
|Number of unique plans||28|
|Average monthly premium||$14.64|
|Average (in-network) out-of-pocket maximum||$5131.48|
|Average Medicare Star Rating*||3.72|
While the number of unique plans in any county can change slightly every year, the table above presents a good idea of what you can expect to see in 2023.
The average monthly premium for Medicare Advantage plans in Watauga is $14.64 per month in 2023, though there may be plans available where you live that feature different premiums.
Medicare Advantage plans in Watauga County have an average Medicare Star Rating of 3.72 in 2023.* Plans rated four stars or higher are considered top-rated Medicare plans.
Premiums, deductibles and other costs may vary. The numbers reported in the table above are taken from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). A licensed insurance agent will be able to help you review and compare costs for specific plans available in North Carolina or wherever you may live.
* Every year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.
The following table includes cost information and other plan details for Medicare Advantage plans available in Watauga in 2023.
|Plan Name||Plan Code||Monthly Premium||Deductible||Out of Pocket Max||Prescription Drug Coverage||Medicare Star Rating|
|AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO)||H2577-016-000||$0||$250||$6700||Yes||3 out of 5 stars|
|AARP Medicare Advantage Patriot (PPO)||H2577-019-000||$0||N/A||$3600||No||3 out of 5 stars|
|Blue Medicare Enhanced (HMO-POS)||H3449-024-003||$49||$0||$3900||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Blue Medicare Essential (HMO)||H3449-027-002||$0||$375||$8300||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Blue Medicare Essential Plus (HMO-POS)||H3449-023-005||$0||$150||$5900||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Blue Medicare Freedom+ (PPO)||H3404-004-000||$0||N/A||$8300||No||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Blue Medicare Medical Only (HMO-POS)||H3449-012-000||$0||N/A||$3900||No||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Blue Medicare PPO Enhanced (PPO)||H3404-003-002||$49||$0||$5900||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Healthy Blue + Medicare (HMO D-SNP)||H9147-001-000||$0||$0||$0||Yes||Not enough data available|
|Humana Gold Choice H8145-004 (PFFS)||H8145-004-000||$68||$160||N/A||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Gold Plus H6622-025 (HMO-POS)||H6622-025-000||$0||$0||$4900||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Gold Plus H6622-026 (HMO-POS)||H6622-026-000||$30||$0||$4200||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|Humana Honor (Regional PPO)||R1390-003-000||$0||N/A||$7550||No||3.5 out of 5 stars|
|HumanaChoice H5216-017 (PPO)||H5216-017-000||$0||$265||$8300||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|HumanaChoice H5216-211 (PPO)||H5216-211-000||$47||$160||$6700||Yes||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|HumanaChoice H5216-343 (PPO)||H5216-343-000||$0||N/A||$5900||No||4.5 out of 5 stars|
|HumanaChoice R1390-001 (Regional PPO)||R1390-001-000||$0||N/A||$6950||No||3.5 out of 5 stars|
|HumanaChoice R1390-002 (Regional PPO)||R1390-002-000||$98||$480||$7550||Yes||3.5 out of 5 stars|
|HumanaChoice SNP-DE H5525-036 (PPO D-SNP)||H5525-036-000||$0||$0||$0||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Choice (PPO D-SNP)||H1889-005-000||$0||$0||$0||Yes||4 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare Assist Open (PPO)||H7175-003-000||$14||$505||$8300||Yes||2.5 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare Dual Access (HMO D-SNP)||H4073-002-000||$0||$0||$0||Yes||Plan too new to be measured|
|Wellcare Dual Liberty Open (PPO D-SNP)||H7175-002-000||$0||$0||$0||Yes||2.5 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare Giveback Open (PPO)||H7175-004-000||$0||$250||$8300||Yes||2.5 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare No Premium (HMO)||H4073-001-000||$0||$150||$4500||Yes||Plan too new to be measured|
|Wellcare No Premium Open (PPO)||H7175-001-000||$0||$150||$5900||Yes||2.5 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare Patriot No Premium Open (PPO)||H7175-005-000||$0||N/A||$6500||No||2.5 out of 5 stars|
|Wellcare Premium Enhanced Open (PPO)||H7175-006-000||$55||$100||$6500||Yes||2.5 out of 5 stars|
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