In terms of Medicare Advantage in Louisiana, approximately 43 carriers provide policies, although Humana accounts for 65 percent of all plans. Beneficiaries can also select from such insurers as: Connecticare Inc., Health Alliance, UPMC Health and Vantage Health.
There are a lot of big-name carriers that offer Medicare Advantage plans in Louisiana, but Vantage Health Plan, which is a smaller carrier that provides coverage to 16,000 residents, will receive an extra $8 million in 2017 federal funding, which goes toward member benefits.
For Medicare Advantage in Louisiana, plan options include: HMOs and HMO Point-of-Service (HMO-POS) plans; PPOs; Provider Sponsored Organizations (PSOs); PPFS (Private Fee-for-Service) plans; Special Need Plans (SNPs); and Medical Saving Accounts (MSAs).
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, in 2018, 572,878 residents enrolled in Original Medicare and 294,948 residents enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.
You can receive additional Medicare information by calling the Louisiana Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), at (800) 259-5300.
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