Best Medicare Health Insurance Plans

Alameda County, California

The best Medicare plan quality rankings evaluate 25 Medicare Advantage plans and 25 Part D prescription drug plans available in Alameda county, California.

The overall best Medicare plan quality scoring is based on government five star ratings covering several different Medicare Advantage health plan areas, including customer service, member experience, managing member health conditions, and member complaints. For Medicare plans which include Part D prescription drug coverage, the overall government ratings also cover drug related areas including drug plan customer service, member experience, drug safety, and drug pricing.

Medicare Advantage Plans with Part D - Prescription Drug Coverage

There are 23 Medicare Advantage plans with Part D available in Alameda county, California. Government five star ratings for overall quality show that 7 of these plans are in our top tier, having a score of 4.5 or above. There are 11 plans in our middle tier with a quality score of 4.0 or 3.5, and there are 4 plans in our bottom tier with a quality score of 3.0 or below. 1 plans are considered new plans and do not have quality ratings yet.

Top Tier - Best Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Kaiser Permanente
 5.0
Kaiser Permanente
 5.0
Kaiser Permanente
 5.0
SCAN Health Plan
 4.5
Aetna Medicare
 4.5
Essence Healthcare
 4.5
Essence Healthcare
 4.5

Middle Tier - Average Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Blue Shield of California
 4.0
Wellcare by Health Net
 4.0
UnitedHealthcare
 4.0
Wellcare by Health Net
 4.0
UnitedHealthcare
 4.0
UnitedHealthcare
 4.0
Wellcare by Health Net
 4.0
Anthem Blue Cross
 3.5
Brand New Day
 3.5
Anthem Blue Cross
 3.5
Anthem Blue Cross
 3.5

Bottom Tier - Below Average Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Aetna Medicare
 3.0
Imperial Health Plan of California, Inc.
 2.5
Imperial Health Plan of California, Inc.
 2.5
Imperial Health Plan of California, Inc.
 2.5

New Plans Without Star Ratings

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Blue Shield of California
No Rating

Medicare Advantage Plans - No Drug Coverage

There are 2 Medicare Advantage plans with no drug coverage available in Alameda county, California. Government five star ratings for overall quality show that 0 of these plans are in our top tier, having a score of 4.5 or above. There are 1 plans in our middle tier with a quality score of 4.0 or 3.5, and there are 1 plans in our bottom tier with a quality score of 3.0 or below. 0 plans are considered new plans and do not have quality ratings yet.

Top Tier - Best Plans

There are no plans for this Tier

Middle Tier - Average Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Wellcare by Health Net
 4.0

Bottom Tier - Below Average Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Aetna Medicare
 3.0

New Plans Without Star Ratings

There are no plans for this Tier

Medicare Part D - Prescription Drug Plans

There are 25 Medicare Part D prescription drug plans available in Alameda county, California. Government five star ratings for overall quality show that 0 of these plans are in our top tier, having a score of 4.5 or above. There are 21 plans in our middle tier with a quality score of 4.0 or 3.5, and there are 4 plans in our bottom tier with a quality score of 3.0 or below. 0 plans are considered new plans and do not have quality ratings yet.

Top Tier - Best Plans

There are no plans for this Tier

Middle Tier - Average Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Anthem / Anthem or Blue KC in Missouri
 4.0
UnitedHealthcare
 4.0
Humana
 4.0
Anthem / Anthem or Blue KC in Missouri
 4.0
Humana
 4.0
Humana
 4.0
UnitedHealthcare
 4.0
Mutual of Omaha Rx
 3.5
Cigna
 3.5
Aetna Medicare
 3.5
Wellcare
 3.5
Cigna
 3.5
Mutual of Omaha Rx
 3.5
Aetna Medicare
 3.5
Wellcare
 3.5
Wellcare
 3.5
Blue Shield of California
 3.5
Cigna
 3.5
Blue Shield of California
 3.5
UnitedHealthcare
 3.5
Aetna Medicare
 3.5

Bottom Tier - Below Average Plans

Insurance Carrier Plan Name
Elixir Insurance
 3.0
Elixir Insurance
 3.0
Clear Spring Health
 2.0
Clear Spring Health
 2.0

New Plans Without Star Ratings

There are no plans for this Tier