Medicare Advantage premiums continue to decline while plan choices and benefits increase in 2019
Enrollment projected to increase while plans offer new types of supplemental benefits
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that, on average, Medicare Advantage premiums will decline while plan choices and new benefits increase. In addition, Medicare Advantage enrollment is projected to reach a new all-time high with more than 36 percent of Medicare beneficiaries projected to be enrolled in Medicare Advantage in 2019. This news comes as the agency releases the benefit and premium information for Medicare health and drug plans for the 2019 calendar year.
Implications of “Medicare for All” and “Public Plan” Strategies: New Brief and Interactive Tool Summarize Legislative Proposals and Key Issues
October 10, 2018