Nicknamed “Big Sky Country,” Montana has one of the nation’s smallest populations, with 1.3 million residents in 56 counties. This includes almost 200,000 Medicare members, including 36,852 Medicare Advantage enrollees. There are an additional 34,763 people with Part D prescription drug coverage.
For Medicare Advantage in Montana, Humana provides the largest share of policies, reaching 20 percent of all members. There are approximately 41 other Medicare Advantage carriers, including: Aetna, Fallon Community Health, Healthspring Life & Health, Summacare and UPMC.
In terms of plan types for Medicare Advantage in Montana, beneficiaries can select HMOs, PPOs and PFFS (Private Fee-for-Service) plans. The state also provides Medical Savings Account (MSA) plans, which are health insurance-savings accounts combinations.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, in 2018, 188,337 residents enrolled in Original Medicare and 39,140 residents enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.
For questions or concerns about Medicare Advantage or Medicare, please contact the Montana State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP). You can call (800) 551-3191.
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