Boston - Essex 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 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare PPO Blue Saver Rx) 
 $3,260 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO)
 $4,580 Harvard Pilgrim
(Stride Value Rx HMO-$57)
 $6,310
#2 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO)
$3,330 Harvard Pilgrim
(Stride Value Rx HMO-$57)
 $4,690 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO-$42)
$6,960
#3 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Saver Enhanced Rx HMO-$54)
 $3,420 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Saver Enhanced Rx HMO-$54) 
 $4,730 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO)
 $6,990

#4

Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Saver Rx)   
 $3,480 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO-$42)
 $4,750 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare HMO Blue Value Rx - $39)  
 $7,020
#5 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare HMO Blue Value Rx - $39) 
$3,490 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare PPO Blue Saver Rx) 
 $4,830 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Saver Rx)  
 
 $7,020
#6 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Super Saver Rx HMO)  
 $3,540 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Saver Rx)  
 $4,850 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare PPO Blue Saver Rx)   
 $7,210
#7 Harvard Pilgrim
(Stride Value Rx HMO-$57)
 $3,600 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare HMO Blue Value Rx - $39)
 
 $4,870 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Saver Enhanced Rx HMO-$54)   
 $7,210
#8 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO-$42)
 $3,650 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Super Saver Rx HMO)  
 $4,870 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Basic Rx-$59) 
 $7,230
#9 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Basic Rx-$59) 
 $3,960 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Basic Rx-$59)
 $5,170 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Super Saver Rx HMO)   
 $7,330
  Average: All Plans $3,522 Average: All Plans  $4,816 Average: All Plans $7,031

*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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