Medicare Advantage 2011 Data Spotlight: Medicare Advantage Enrollment Market Update
This data spotlight examines enrollment trends in Medicare Advantage plans in 2011 and finds that, despite concerns about the effects of the 2010 health reform payment reductions on private Medicare Advantage plans, enrollment continued to rise this year. Additionally, Medicare Advantage enrollees are paying lower premiums, on average, than they did in 2010. Preferred Provider Organizations gained more enrollees than any other plan type, while enrollment in Private Fee-for-Service plans continued to decline.
A companion issue brief examines firm perspectives on the Medicare Advantage marketplace.
The analysis was conducted by a team researchers at Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Data Spotlight (.pdf)
also of interest
- A Primer on Medicare: Key Facts About the Medicare Program and the People it Covers
- Comparison of Consumer Protections in Three Health Insurance Markets: Medicare Advantage, Qualified Health Plans and Medicaid Managed Care Organizations
- Medicare at a Glance
- Medicare Health Plans and Dually Eligible Beneficiaries: Industry Perspectives on the Current and Future Market