Houston 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 Cigna HealthSpring
(Preferred HMO)
$157 Cigna HealthSpring
(Preferred HMO)

$1,040 Imperial Insurance
(Texas Traditional HMO)
$4,199
#2 WellCare
(Texan Plus
Choice HMO)  
$170 Imperial Insurance
(Texas Traditional HMO)
$1,118 Cigna HealthSpring
(Preferred HMO)
$4,339

#3

Imperial Insurance
(Texas Traditional HMO)
$192 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-42) 
 
$1,198 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO) 
$4,711
#4 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-42) 
$223 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO) 
 

$1,302 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Premier HMO)
$4,718
#5 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Classic HMO) 
$293 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Premier HMO)
 
$1,333 KelseyCare
(Advantage Rx)  
$5,225
#6 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Select HMO) 
 
$316 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO) 
 

$1,466 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-42) 
$5,878
#7 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO) 
 
$331 KelseyCare
(Advantage Rx)  
 
$1,535 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 1 HMO) 
$6,280
#8 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO) 
 
$345 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Select HMO) 
 

$1,576 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Select HMO) 
$6,798
#9 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Premier HMO)
   
$348 WellCare
(Texan Plus Classic HMO) 
 

$1,704 WellCare
(Texan Plus Classic HMO) 
 
$7,149
#10 WellCare
(Dividend Prime HMO)  

$377 WellCare
(Texan Plus
Choice HMO)  

$2,019 WellCare
(Texan Plus
Choice HMO) 
$8,504
#11 WellCare
(Value) 
 
$382 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Classic HMO) 
  
$2,398 Memorial Hermann
(Advantage HMO) 
$8,649
#12 WellCare
(Texan Plus Classic HMO) 
$399 WellCare
(Value) 
 

$2,399 WellCare
(Value) 
$8,978
#13 KelseyCare
(Advantage Rx)  

$430 WellCare
(Dividend Prime HMO)  
 
$2,912 Aetna
(Medicare Plus HMO) 
$9,020
#14 Aetna
(Medicare Plus HMO)  
$538 Aetna
(Medicare Plus HMO)  

$2,930 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Classic HMO) 
$9,248
#15

Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-38) 
 

$670 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-38) 
 
$2,930 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-38) 
 
$10,564
#16 Memorial Hermann
(Advantage HMO) 
 
$704 Memorial Hermann
(Advantage HMO) 
 
$2,960 WellCare
(Dividend Prime HMO)  
 
$10,564
  Average: All Plans $367 Average: All Plans $1,926 Average: All Plans $7,141

*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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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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