Los Angeles Metro Area Comparisons - Orange County

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 Anthem Blue Cross
(StartSmart HMO *Part B premium refund*)  
   $0 Alignment Health Plan
(Platinum HMO)  
 $449 Alignment Health Plan
(Platinum HMO)   
$2,850
#2 Alignment Health Plan
(Platinum HMO)  
$124 Central Health
(Medicare Plan HMO)   
 $488 Central Health
(Medicare Plan HMO)   
$2,905

#3

Central Health
(Medicare Plan HMO)    
$125 Blue Shield
(Promise Advantage Optimum HMO)
   

 $533 Blue Shield
(Promise Advantage Optimum HMO)  
 $2,962
#4

Alignment Health Plan
(My Choice HMO)  

$133 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO)  
 $553 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO)  
 $3,014
#5 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO)   
$135 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO)   
 $590 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO)
 $3,030
#6

Easy Choice
(Best HMO)    

$146 Aetna
(Medicare Select)   
 $605 Aetna
(Medicare Select) 
 $3,094
#7 Health Net
(Gold Select HMO)      
$157 Aetna
(Medicare Prime)   
 $615 Aetna
(Medicare Prime)  
 $3,114
#8 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO)    
$167 Easy Choice
(Best HMO)  
 $631 Easy Choice
(Best HMO)   
 $3,149
#9 Brand New Day
(HMO)    
$170 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Select HMO)     
 $652 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice HMO)   
 $3,171
#10

Intervalley Healthplan
(Service to Seniors HMO)   

$174 Alignment Health Plan
(My Choice HMO)    
 $656 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Select HMO) 
 $3,178
#11 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Plus HMO)  
$180 Anthem Blue Cross
(Value Plus HMO)  
 $669 Health Net
(Gold Select HMO)
 $3,203
#12 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Select HMO)  
$182 Health Net
(Gold Select HMO)  
 $670 SCAN
(Classic HMO)   
 $3,207
#13 Blue Shield
(Promise Advantage Optimum HMO)   
$190 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice HMO)    
 $686 Brand New Day
(HMO)
 $3,268
#14 Anthem Blue Cross
(Value Plus HMO)      
$191 Intervalley Healthplan
(Service to Seniors HMO) 
 $695 Alignment Health Plan
(My Choice HMO)  
 $3,395
#15 Golden State
(Medicare HMO)   
$193 Brand New Day
(HMO)  
 $715 Anthem Blue Cross
(Value Plus HMO) 
 $4,484
#16 Aetna
(Medicare Select HMO) 
$202 SCAN
(Classic HMO) 
$730 Intervalley Healthplan
(Service to Seniors HMO) 
$4,544
#17 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Plus Choice HMO)  
$209 Golden State
(Medicare HMO)  
$756 Golden State
(Medicare HMO)    
$4,641
#18 SCAN
(Classic HMO)  
$277 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO)   
$856 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO)   
$4,708
#19 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO)   
$358 Anthem Blue Cross
(StartSmart HMO *Part B premium refund*)    
$866 Anthem Blue Cross
(StartSmart HMO *Part B premium refund*)    
$6,031
#20 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage HMO)  
$407 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage HMO)  
$2,540 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage HMO) 
$8,116
  Average: All Plans $186 Average: All Plans $748 Average: All Plans $3,802

*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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