There are 69,376 people enrolled in Original Medicare Parts A and B in Lakewood, Colorado. Among those beneficiaries, 48,783 are enrolled in Original Fee-for-Service Medicare, while 20,593 (29.68%) rely on Medicare Advantage.

Medicare plans in Lakewood, Colorado

Supplemental Medicare plans help beneficiaries reduce their Colorado Original Medicare costs by covering the expenses that Original Medicare Parts A and B don’t. In Lakewood, 51.38% female and 48.62% male enrollees exist with an average age of 72.

The following quotes reflect the premiums of a 70-year-old female.

Medicare Advantage plans

Lakewood has a 29.68% Medicare Advantage participation rate, totaling 20,593 beneficiaries. The amount of available Colorado Medicare Advantage plans changes each year. Currently, there are 34 different Medicare Advantage plans in Jefferson County.

Popular Medicare plans in Lakewood, Colorado, include Kaiser Permanente (HMO), with a perfect five-star rating and $4,200 maximum out-of-pocket costs.

Aetna offers a similar HMO plan to Kaiser Permanente, with a four-star rating and a maximum out-of-pocket (MOOP) of $6,800.

Those looking for a LOCAL PPO should explore both Humana and Anthem BCBS. They both carry high four-star ratings, with Anthem BCBS offering a MOOP of $6,700 and Humana with a $7,550 MOOP.

The average cost of Medicare Advantage plans in Lakewood, Colorado

PLAN PREMIUM MOOP Plan Type Star Rating
Humana $0 $7,550 LOCAL PPO 4
Anthem BCBS $0 $6,700 LOCAL PPO 4
Kaiser Permanente $0 $4,200 HMO 5
Aetna $0 $6,800 HMO 4
Cigna $0 $5,900 LOCAL PPO 3

Your Medicare Supplement rates can vary on many different items — read more about the eight factors that can directly impact your Medicare Supplement rates.

Medicare Supplement plans

Because all Medigap plans are standardized nationwide, benefits will not change by state. The only difference in these Colorado Medigap plans is the monthly premiums.

The top plan for Lakewood residents is Medigap Plan G. The lowest premium for this plan is $123.53, while the highest is $423.70.

Medigap Plans HDF and HDG offer the lowest premium of all plans at $35. Plan HDF’s highest premium is $78.28. The highest premium that Plan HDG has is $76.35.

Medigap Plan N is another popular plan. The low premium is $100.23, with the highest premium reaching $384.88.

The average cost of Medicare Supplement plans in Lakewood, Colorado

PLAN A $98.00 $307.56
PLAN B $132.40 $313.00
PLAN C $156.72 $432.62
PLAN D $133.88 $281.87
PLAN F $144.03 $433.75
PLAN HDF $35.00 $78.28
PLAN G $123.53 $423.70
PLAN HDG $35.00 $76.35
PLAN K $45.04 $110.69
PLAN L $87.12 $206.87
PLAN M $128.52 $180.92
PLAN N $100.23 $384.88

The most popular plans stay the same because Medigap benefits don’t change yearly. Read more about the top three Medigap plans for 2023.

Medicare Part D in prescription drug plans

Medigap plans may help close the cost “gap” that Original Medicare does not cover, but they don’t cover prescriptions. Instead, Colorado Part D plans help pay for those costs.

The cheapest plans include Wellcare, with only a $5.50 premium and an average three-star rating. Humana and UnitedHealthcare are tied for the best-rated program with a four-star rating; however, Humana’s plan has a slightly lower premium at $22.70, with UnitedHealthcare not too far behind at a $29.30 premium.

All Part D plans require a $480 deductible, except for UnitedHealthcare, with a $310 premium.

The average cost of Medicare Part D plans in Lakewood, Colorado

Wellcare $5.50 $480 3
Aetna $7.60 $480 3
Humana $22.70 $480 4
UnitedHealthcare $29.30 $310 4
Mutual of Omaha $33.80 $480 3

Special Needs plans

If you have a chronic disability or special needs, Special Needs Plans (SNPs) are available to you. SNPs are a subset of Medicare Advantage plans but aren’t available in all areas.

All of these plans are HMO plans with a $0 premium. However, MOOPs and eligibility will vary.

Anthem BCBS requires dual eligibility and offers a $3,400 MOOP. Bright Health requires chronic or disabling conditions for eligibility and a $7,550 MOOP. Those searching for dual eligibility plans should look to Elevate Health and Aetna, with $7,550 MOOP.

The average cost of Medicare Special Needs plans in Lakewood, Colorado

PLAN PREMIUM MOOP Plan Type Eligibility
UnitedHealthcare $0 $3,900 HMO Dual
Bright Health $0 $7,550 HMO Chronic or Disabling
Anthem BCBS $0 $3,400 HMO Dual
Elevate Health $0 $7,550 HMO Dual
Aetna $0 $7,550 HMO Dual

How to sign up for Medicare in Lakewood

Medigap proudly offers free services and works with all carriers to help you find the best plan. Contact our experts to learn how to sign up for supplemental Medicare in Lakewood, Colorado, and get rates.

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Lindsay Malzone, Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare editor for She's been contributing to many well-known publications since 2017. Her passion is educating Medicare beneficiaries on all their supplemental Medicare options so they can make an informed decision on their healthcare coverage.
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