Although it is one of the smallest states in the United States, a number of carriers offer Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans in the State of Connecticut. In fact, approximately 35 carriers offer plans in the state, including Aetna, BlueCross and Blue Shield, Humana and United Healthcare.
Residents have their choice of PPO, HMO or PFFS Medicare Advantage plans in the state. Seniors who already have an established history with a particular medical provider should ask that provider before enrolling in a plan whether they accept a particular carrier and plan type (PPO, HMO or PFFS). Many times, PFFS plans, which stand for Private-Fee-for-Service plans, are not widely accepted and it’s important to check out the network provider list and to talk to your existing doctors before enrolling in this plan despite the sometimes very attractive price tag.
There are only eight counties in the State of Connecticut. Of those eight states, residents have the opportunity to shop for between 13 and 25 different Medicare Advantage plans in 2016.
Of the more than 3.5 million residents living in the State of Connecticut, approximately 640,000 are Medicare eligible and according to the Kaiser Family Foundation about 36% of those people (approximately 233,139) opted for Medicare Advantage plan in 2018.
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