Birmingham Area Comparisons

2021 Medicare Advantage COSTSHARE REPORT

Annual estimated out-of-pocket costs for Medicare Advantage Plan members*
All Plans below include Medicare Part D - Drug Benefits      Indicates $0 Premium Plans
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#1 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO) 
   $848 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-88)   
$3,856 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-88)   
$8,475
#2 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-88)   
$855 VIVA Health
(Medicare Me HMO) 
 
 $3,967 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Blue Advantage Complete PPO)  
$8,624
#3 VIVA Health
(Medicare Me HMO) 
$868 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO) 
$4,047 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 3 HMO) 
$9,661
#4 Ascension Complete
(Secure HMO) 
$878 Ascension Complete
(Secure HMO) 
$4,202 Bright Health
(Advantage HMO) 
$9,956
#5 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 3 HMO) 
$925 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Blue Advantage Complete PPO)  
$4,220 VIVA Health
(Medicare Me HMO) 
$14,223
#6 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Blue Advantage Complete PPO)  
$1,088 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 3 HMO) 
$4,276 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO) 
$14,472
#7 Aetna
(Medicare Freedom PPO) 
$1,133 Aetna
(Medicare Freedom PPO) 
$4,327 Ascension Complete
(Secure HMO) 
$15,309
#8 Bright Health
(Advantage HMO) 
$1,389 Bright Health
(Advantage HMO) 
$4,514 Aetna
(Medicare Freedom PPO) 
$15,435
  Average: All Plans $998 Average: All Plans $4,176 Average: All Plans $12,019

*Annual estimated costs (out-of-pocket expenses) include applicable 2021 plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums as posted on Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov). Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($144.60 in 2020 for most beneficiaries) are not included.  Estimated costs may be greater for beneficiaries who are late enrolling for Medicare Part D (prescription drug) coverage or lower for beneficiaries with limited income and resources who may be eligible for low-income subsidies.  Estimates do not include cost-sharing for additional popular benefits provided by some plans, e.g., eyewear, hearing aids, transportation.  

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