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
of Medicare Advantage enrollees are in plans operated by UnitedHealthcare, Humana, or BlueCross BlueShield affiliates in 2019. (2019 Issue Brief)
of new Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans during their first year on Medicare in 2016. (2019 Issue Brief)
of all Medicare beneficiaries (22 million people) are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. (2019 Issue Brief)
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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