Open Enrollment
  • Medicare Advantage

    Medicare Advantage 2020: First Look

    A record 3,148 Medicare Advantage plans will be available across the country as alternatives to traditional Medicare in 2020 — up 15% from last year. A typical beneficiary has 28 plans to choose from in their local market.
  • Part D

    Medicare Part D: A First Look at Prescription Drug Plans in 2020

    Millions of current enrollees in stand-alone Medicare Part D prescription drug plans will face premium and other cost increases next year unless they switch to lower-cost plans during the open enrollment period
  • FAQs
    Our searchable Frequently Asked Questions about the Medicare Open Enrollment period cover a range of topics related to Medicare enrollment, including Medicare Advantage, Part D, Medigap, and more.
New & Noteworthy
prescription drugs

Medicare advantage statistics

Latest Polling
59%
of Medicare Advantage enrollees are in plans operated by UnitedHealthcare, Humana, or BlueCross BlueShield affiliates in 2019. (2019 Issue Brief)
29%
of new Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans during their first year on Medicare in 2016. (2019 Issue Brief)
34%
of all Medicare beneficiaries (22 million people) are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. (2019 Issue Brief)
62%
of the 22 million Medicare Advantage enrollees in 2019 are in in HMOs, with the rest in local or regional PPOs. (2019 Fact Sheet)
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