Boston - Norfolk 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 Harvard  Pilgrim
(Stride Value Rx HMO-$57)
 $4,690 Harvard  Pilgrim
(Stride Value Rx HMO-$57)
 $6,310
#2 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Saver Enhanced Rx HMO-$54)
 $3,420 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Saver Enhanced Rx HMO-$54) 
 $4,730 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare HMO Blue Value Rx - $39)  
 $7,020

#3

Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Saver Rx)   
 $3,480 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare PPO Blue Saver Rx)  
 $4,830 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Saver Rx)  
 $7,020
#4 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare HMO Blue Value Rx - $39) 
$3,490 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Saver Rx) 
 $4,850 Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare PPO Blue Saver Rx)  
 $7,210
#5 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Super Saver-Basic Rx HMO)  
 $3,540  Blue Cross/Blue Shield
(Medicare HMO Blue Value Rx - $39)
 $4,870 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Saver Enhanced Rx HMO-$54) 
 $7,230
#6 Harvard  Pilgrim
(Stride Value Rx HMO-$57)
 $3,600 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Super Saver-Basic Rx HMO)   
 $4,870 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Basic Rx-$59)  
 $7,330
#7 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO-$47)
 $3,910   Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Basic Rx-$59)
 $5,170 Fallon Community
(Senior Plan Super Saver-Basic Rx HMO)   
 $7,550
#8 Tufts Health Plan
(Medicare Preferred HMO Basic Rx-$59) 
 $3,960  United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO-$47)
 $5,180  United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete Choice PPO-$47)
 $10,785
  Average: All Plans $3,583 Average: All Plans  $4,899 Average: All Plans $7,110

*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.  

The information contained herein is neither guaranteed nor intended to represent actual enrollee experiences for any Medicare plan.  HealthMetrix Research Inc. does not endorse or recommend specific Medicare plans. 

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