Los Angeles Metro Area Comparisons - Orange County

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 CareMore
(StartSmart HMO)
   $1,830 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Choice)  
 $2,530 Health Net
(Gold Select HMO)
 
$3,920
#2 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Choice)
$1850 Brand New Day
(HMO)
 
 $2,610 Blue Shield
(Blue Shield 65 Choice)  
$4,020

#3

Brand New Day
(HMO)
$1,850 Health Net
(Gold Select HMO)
 
2,650 Alignment Health
(Platinum HMO)
 $4,200
#4

Health Net
(Gold Select HMO)

$1,910 Alignment Health
(Platinum HMO)  
 $2,700 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
 
 $4,340
#5 Alignment Health
(Platinum HMO)
$1,920 CareMore
(StartSmart HMO)
 $2,850 Easy Choice
(Best HMO) 
 
 $4,440
#6

Central Health
(Medicare Plan) 

$2,070 Central Health
(Medicare Plan)  
 $2,890 Brand New Day
(HMO)
 
 $4,500
#7 Care 1st
(Medicare Advantage Optimum)
$2,150 Care 1st
(Medicare Advantage Optimum)
 $3,000 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage) 
 $4,520
#8 Easy Choice
(Best HMO) 
$2,150 Easy Choice
(Best HMO) 
 
 $3,010 Golden State
(Golden HMO-$4)
 
 $4,550
#9 Golden State
(Golden HMO-$4)
$2,150 Golden State
(Golden HMO-$4)
 
 $3,030 SCAN Health
(Classic) 
 
 $4,560
#10

Intervalley Healthplan
(Service to Seniors HMO) 
 

$2,280 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
 
 $3,080 Aetna
(Medicare Prime) 
 
 $4,620
#11 SCAN Health
(Classic) 
$2,470 SCAN Health
(Classic) 
 $3,080 Care 1st
(Medicare Advantage Optimum)
 $4,850
#12 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$2,490 Aetna
(Medicare Prime) 
 
 $3,140 Central Health
(Medicare Plan)  
 $4,870
#13 Aetna
(Medicare Prime) 
$2,550 Intervalley Healthplan
(Service to Seniors HMO) 
 
 $3,320 CareMore
(StartSmart HMO)  
 $4,970
#14 Anthem Blue Cross
(Select Advantage
$2,590 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO) 
 
 $3,330 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO) 
 
 $5,170
#15 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO) 
$2,600 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage) 
 
 $3,450 Anthem Blue Cross
(Select Advantage
 
 $5,230
#16 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage) 
$2,730 Anthem Blue Cross
(Select Advantage
 
 
 $3,540 Intervalley Healthplan
(Service to Seniors HMO) 
 
 $5,520
  Average: All Plans $2,224 Average: All Plans $3,013 Average: All Plans $4,643

*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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