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How do I find a doctor that takes Medicare?

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  • You can use our free online quoting tool to find out if your provider accepts Medicare.

  • Enter your zipcode, access the “Add doctors” tab, and search for your preferred providers by name or location.

  • You should always verify coverage before making an appointment.

How do I find a doctor that takes Medicare?

If you’ve shopped for health insurance lately, you know there are many options on the market. Years ago, when you chose Medicare, it was a simple choice. Today, there are many different Medicare plans available.

A comprehensive, well-chosen plan can reduce your out of pocket expenses and grant you access to physicians and hospitals who provide high quality care and treatment.

Many doctors accept Medicare. But not all plans are accepted by all doctors, and determining whether or not your preferred health care providers are covered by your chosen plan is an important part of shopping for health insurance.

It’s the patient’s responsibility to verify coverage.

It is a beneficiary’s responsibility, and not the physician’s office or a hospital’s responsibility, to determine whether your policy will cover the treatments you receive. Make sure your insurance is accepted before you are rendered services.

A doctor’s office or hospital staff may check benefits or file claims for you, but the responsibility to verify coverage is up to the policyholder. Failure to verify benefits can result in large medical bills for services rendered if those services aren’t covered by your plan.

If you have preferred physicians and are shopping for a Medicare insurance plan, enrolling in a plan they accept will save you the trouble of having to change doctors and transfer your care later.

Does my doctor accept my Medicare plan?

To find out if your preferred doctor accepts your chosen Medicare plan, or to browse plans by doctor,  you can use our free online shopping tool. Just enter your zip code to get started.

The best health care starts with the right insurance plan – Using this tool,  you can also search for free Medicare quotes based on your specific needs and budget!

How to Search for a Plan by Doctor

How do I find a doctor that takes Medicare?

When you visit our quoting site, you ‘ll find a list of Medicare Advantage plans available in your area. If you’d like to specifically search for plans that are accepted doctor, click the “Add doctors” link in the main navigation menu. On desktop, the link appears all the way to the right.

You’ll be able to search for a facility by clicking on one of the suggested locations , or by entering a city, state, or zip code.

Search for a Specific Provider

illustration of doctor search function on medicareinsurance.com

Once you have specified your location, you can search for your doctor by name. Select your doctor’s name from the list that generates, verify their address, and choose the “Select” option to add them to your list.

You can search for and add multiple doctors at once. If you add at least one preferred provider, only Medicare plans that are accepted by your preferred care providers will be displayed.

Look for Providers that Accept Medicare as Payment in Full

Did you know not all doctors accept Medicare the same way? It’s true. To keep your out of pocket medical costs low, choose a physician that accepts Medicare payment in full.

Using our tool, you can narrow your search for a new Medicare plan by filtering for other criteria in addition to preferred providers.  You can specify how much are you expect to receive, covered pharmacies, and more.

Make a Short List

How do I find a doctor that takes Medicare?

While our online tool is incredibly useful, please note that there may be additional physicians who are missing from our list, or there may be physicians listed that have relocated or retired.

To ensure your search for a Medicare plan is successful, it’s best to make a shortlist of three or four doctors to research before selecting your insurance. With some flexibility, you can most likely find a plan that is affordable and comprehensive.

Once you have used our tool and researched plans that are accepted by the providers on your shortlist, you can call each office to verify coverage.

When you contact a physician’s office by phone, you will want to ask a series of questions. Below is an example of the types of questions you should ask.

  • Is the physician accepting new Medicare patients?
  • Are the locations listed in the Physician Compare the only office visit sites.
  • Verify the specialty and hospital affiliations are up to date and accurate.
  • Ask whether the provider accepts Medicare payments as paid in full.
  • Are they also a provider for your secondary insurance, if applicable?

Using the information listed above will help you find the right physician to care for your health care needs. When you have the right doctor and access to the best quality care, you can live a longer, more productive life.

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