Chicago Area 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 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$2,600 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
 $3,710 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$5,410

#2

Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic HMO) 
$2,670 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic HMO)  
$3,850 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic HMO)  
$5,910
#3 Community Care Alliance
(Advantage HMO) 
$2,750 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete Access HMO)
 
$4,110 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete Access HMO)
 
$6,250
#4 WellCare
(Value HMO)  
$2,960 Community Care Alliance
(Advantage HMO) 
 
$4,130 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic Plus)  
$6,370
#5 WellCare
(Rx HMO-$3)
$3,020 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic Plus)  
$4,280 Community Care Alliance
(Advantage HMO) 
 
$6,420
#6 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete Access HMO)
$3,070 Aetna
(Medicare Value PPO)  
$4,560 Aetna
(Medicare Value PPO)  
 $6,540
#7 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic Plus)
$3,130 Aetna
(Medicare Value HMO-$25) 
$4,580 Aetna
(Medicare Value HMO-$25) 
 $6,710
#8 Community Care Alliance
(Flex HMO-$29)
$3,270 WellCare
(Rx HMO-$3)
 
$4,580 WellCare
(Rx HMO-$3)
 
 $6,860
#9 Aetna
(Medicare Value PPO) 
$3,350 WellCare
(Value HMO)   
$4,590 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO-$26) 
 $6,900
#10 Aetna
(Medicare Value HMO-$25)
$3,470 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO-$26) 
$4,680 WellCare
(Value HMO)   
 $7,100
#11 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO-$26)
$3,540 Community Care Alliance
(Flex HMO-$29)
 
$4,740 Community Care Alliance
(Flex HMO-$29)
 
$7,110
  Average: All Plans $3,075 Average: All Plans $4,346 Average: All Plans $6,507

*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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This is not a complete listing of plans available in your service area.  For a complete listing, please contact 1-800-MEDICARE or consult www.Medicare.gov

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