Houston Area Comparisons

2021 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 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Basic Plus HMO)   
$694 Devoted Health 
(Greater Houston HMO) 
$2,952  Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Basic Plus HMO)   
$5,563
#2 Amerigroup 
(Amerivantage Classic HMO) 
$797 Blue Cross Blue Shield
(Basic Plus HMO)   
$2,993 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-42)  
$6,458
#3 WellCare
(Value) 
$848 Oscar Health 
(Easy Care HMO) 

$3,186 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 1 HMO) 
$6,657
#4 Imperial Insurance
(Texas Traditional HMO)  
$859 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO) 
$3,237 Imperial Insurance
(Texas Traditional HMO) 
$6,729
#5 Devoted Health 
(Greater Houston HMO)    
$883 Imperial Insurance
(Texas Traditional HMO) 
$3,279 Amerigroup 
(Amerivantage Classic HMO) 
$9,426
#6 Oscar Health 
(Easy Care HMO)  
$883 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-42)  
$3,286 Devoted Health 
(Greater Houston HMO) 
$11,380
#7 KelseyCare 
(Advantage Rx HMO) 
$978 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 1 HMO) 
$3,351 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO) 
$11,658
#8 Cigna 
(Preferred HMO)  
 
$1,043 KelseyCare 
(Advantage Rx HMO)  
$3,482 Oscar Health 
(Easy Care HMO)  
$12,176
#9 Humana
(Gold Plus HMO-42)    
$1,060 WellCare
(Value) 
$3,722 KelseyCare 
(Advantage Rx HMO)  
$12,752
#10 United HealthCare
(AARP Medicare Advantage 1 HMO) 
$1,065 Amerigroup 
(Amerivantage Classic HMO) 
$4,265 WellCare
(Value)  
$13,411
#11 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO)  
$1,173 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO)     
$4,607 Memorial Hermann
(Advantage HMO)    
$13,931
#12 Memorial Hermann
(Advantage HMO)   
$1,356 Memorial Hermann
(Advantage HMO)  
$4,746 Aetna
(Medicare Prime HMO)   
$16,235
  Average: All Plans $970 Average: All Plans $3,592 Average: All Plans $10,531

*Annual estimated costs (out-of-pocket expenses) include applicable 2021 plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums as posted on Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov). Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($144.60 in 2020 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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