Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage Pennsylvania

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One large carrier, Aetna, provides 22 percent of Medicare Advantage in Pennsylvania. With more than 12.8 million people in 67 counties, the state ranks sixth in population. With nearly 2.52 million Medicare beneficiaries, almost 1.02 million are enrolled in Medicare Advantage. Another 842,655 have plans with Part D prescription drug coverage.

According to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation, Medicare Advantage enrollment in Pennsylvania represented 41% of the total Medicare population in the state in 2020.

Across the country, Medicare Advantage enrollment is on the rise, now accounting for over 40% of all Medicare enrollees as of 2021.

Medicare Advantage, by law, covers the same benefits as Original Medicare (Parts A and B together). But it also tends to cover things that Original doesn’t, such as prescription drugs, dental and vision, hearing exams and more.

In exchange for broader benefits, these plans typically include an additional premium, though not always. In fact, every Medicare member in Pennsylvania will have access to at least one Medicare Advantage plan and at least one plan with a $0 premium.

You’ll always pay the premiums for Parts A and B as applicable, but whether you have an additional premium for Advantage depends on the plan.

In Pennsylvania, the average premium for Medicare Advantage in 2022 will be $32.79 a month per data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is about $6 less than the average for last year.

There will be a total of 240 plans available statewide from carriers such as UnitedHealthcare/AARP, Humana, Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield.

Not everyone in the state will have access to the same number of plans. Coverage and cost vary based on where you live.

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Sources
CMS, state data fact sheet released September 29, 2021
Kaiser Family Foundation, “A Dozen Facts About Medicare Advantage in 2020″

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Pennsylvania Medicare Advantage

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