Chicago Area Comparisons

2019 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 Allwell
(Medicare HMO)
$212 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$1,748 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic HMO)
$6,408
#2 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$215 Community Care Alliance
(Advantage HMO)
 
 
$1,981 Aetna
(Medicare Value PPO) 
 
$6,542
#3 Meridian Health
(Essential HMO) 
$218 Allwell
(Medicare HMO)  
$1,987 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$7,089
#4 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic HMO)
$228 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic HMO)  
$1,988 Aetna
(Medicare Value HMO) 
 
$7,159
#5 Aetna
(Medicare Value PPO) 
$237 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic Plus HMO)
 
$2,173 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic Plus HMO)
 
$7,178
#6 Community Care Alliance
(Advantage HMO)
 
$273 Meridian Health
(Essential HMO) 
 
$2,208 Allwell
(Medicare HMO)  
$7,434
#7 WellCare
(Value) 
$288 Aetna
(Medicare Value PPO) 
 
$2,345 Cigna HealthSpring
(Premier HMO)
 
$8,078
#8 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Medicare Advantage Basic Plus HMO)
$358 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete Access)
 
$2,457 Meridian Health
(Essential HMO) 
 
$8,150
#9 Aetna
(Medicare Value HMO) 
$403 Cigna HealthSpring
(Premier HMO)
 
$2,669 Community Care Alliance
(Advantage HMO)
 
 
$8,166
#10 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete Access)
$457 Aetna
(Medicare Value HMO) 
$2,724 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete Access)
 
$8,253
#11 Cigna HealthSpring
(Premier HMO)
$517 WellCare
(Value) 
$2,916 WellCare
(Value) 
 
$8,536
  Average: All Plans $310 Average: All Plans $2,291 Average: All Plans  $7,545

*Annual estimated costs (out-of-pocket expenses) include applicable 2019 plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums as posted on Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov). Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($135.50 in 2019 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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