Seattle 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 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Classic+Rx HMO) 
$2,940 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Classic+Rx HMO) 
 $4,400 Group Health Cooperative
(Vital HMO-$28)
 
$5,930

#2

United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO)
$3,350 Group Health Cooperative
(Vital HMO-$28) 
$4,470 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO)  
$6,630
#3 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO) 
$3,360 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO)  
$4,640 Amerigroup
(Amerivantage Classic+Rx HMO) 
$6,780
#4 Soundpath Health
(Peak + Rx HMO) 
 
$3,390 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO)
 
$4,670 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-$70) 
$7,030
#5 Premera Blue Cross
(Medicare Advantage HMO) 
$3,450 Soundpath Health
(Peak + Rx HMO) 
 
$4,830 Aetna
(Medicare Choice PPO-$54) 
$7,070
#6 Group Health Cooperative
(Vital HMO-$28)  
$3,490 Premera Blue Cross
(Medicare Advantage HMO)  
$4,890 Aetna
(Medicare Select PPO-$90) 
$7,090
#7 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 3 HMO-$52)
$3,550 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 3 HMO-$52)
 
$4,910 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Complete 2 HMO)
 
$7,140
#8 Soundpath Health
(Sound + Rx HMO-$47)
 
$3,590 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-$70) 
$4,990 Soundpath Health
(Peak + Rx HMO) 
 
$7,350
#9 Community HealthFirst
(MA Extra HMO-$32) 
$3,600 Aetna
(Medicare Choice PPO-$54) 
$5,010 United Healthcare
(AARP Medicare Complete 3 HMO-$52)
 
$7,370
#10 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-$70) 

$3,680 Community HealthFirst
(MA Extra HMO-$32) 
$5,040 Premera Blue Cross
(Medicare Advantage HMO)  
$7,380
#11 Aetna
(Medicare Choice PPO-$54)
$3,870 Soundpath Health
(Sound + Rx HMO-$47)
$5,100 Soundpath Health
(Sound + Rx HMO-$47)
 
$7,670
#12 Regence Blue Shield
(MedAdvantage Classic PPO-$49)
$3,870 Aetna
(Medicare Select PPO-$90) 
$5,170 Regence Blue Shield
(MedAdvantage Classic PPO-$49)
 
$7,770
#13 Premera Blue Cross
(Medicare Advantage HMO-$75)
$3,970 Regence Blue Shield
(MedAdvantage Classic PPO-$49)
 
$5,250 Community HealthFirst
(MA Extra HMO-$32) 
$7,840
#14 Aetna
(Medicare Select PPO-$90)
$4,160 Premera Blue Cross
(Medicare Advantage HMO-$75)
 
$5,510 Premera Blue Cross
(Medicare Advantage HMO-$75)
 
$8,040
  Average: All Plans $3,591 Average: All Plans $4,920 Average: All Plans $7,221

*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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