Bakersfield - Kern County Comparisons

2017 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 Brand New Day
(HMO) 
$1,850 Brand New Day
(HMO) 
 $2,610 Brand New Day
(HMO)  
$4,500

#2

Aetna
(Medicare Select HMO) 
$2,570 Aetna
(Medicare Select HMO)  
$3,180 Health Net
(Seniority Plus Ruby HMO)  
$4,610
#3 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO) 
$2,600 Health Net
(Seniority Plus Ruby HMO)  
$3,300 Aetna
(Medicare Select HMO)  
$4,700
#4 Health Net
(Seniority Plus Ruby HMO) 
$2,640 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO) 
 
$3,590 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage Basic HMO) 
 
$4,820
#5 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete HMO) 
$2,780 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage Basic HMO) 
 
$3,630 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO) 
 
$5,390
#6 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage Basic HMO) 
$2,830 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete HMO)  
$4,220 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete HMO)  
$5,690
#7 Blue Shield
(65 Plus HMO)  
$3,060 Blue Shield
(65 Plus HMO) 
 
 $2,107 Blue Shield
(65 Plus HMO) 
 
$6,350
  Average: All Plans $2,619 Average: All Plans $3,463 Average: All Plans $5,151

*Annual estimated cost (out-of-pocket expenses) from Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov) include applicable plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums. Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($134 or $109 in 2017 for most beneficiariesare included in cost calculations.  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.  Estimates do not include cost-sharing for additional popular benefits provided by some plans, e.g., eyewear, hearing aids, dental prevention services, transportation.  

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