Birmingham Area Comparisons

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 Ascension Complete
(Secure HMO) 
   $341 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-88)   
$1,120 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-88)   
$2,711
#2 WellCare
(No Premium HMO)  
$361 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Blue Advantage Complete PPO)  
 $2,738 Ascension Complete
(Secure HMO)  
$7,244
#3 VIVA Health
(Medicare Me HMO) 
$416 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO)  
$2,815 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 3 HMO)  
$7,554
#4 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO) 
$500 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 3 HMO)  
$2,818 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Blue Advantage Complete PPO)  
$7,667
#5 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-88)   
$524 VIVA Health
(Medicare Me HMO)  
$3,892 VIVA Health
(Medicare Me HMO)  
$8,476
#6 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 3 HMO) 
$564 Ascension Complete
(Secure HMO)  
$3,997 Aetna
(Medicare Freedom PPO)  
$8,953
#7 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Blue Advantage Complete PPO) 
$722 WellCare
(No Premium HMO)  
$4,142 WellCare
(No Premium HMO)  
$9,559
#8 Aetna
(Medicare Freedom PPO) 
$814 Aetna
(Medicare Freedom PPO)  
$4,260 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO)  
$11,819
  Average: All Plans $530 Average: All Plans $3,223 Average: All Plans $7,998

*Annual estimated costs (out-of-pocket expenses) include applicable 2022 plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums as posted on Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov). Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($170.10 in 2022 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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