San Mateo County Comparisons

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 Central Health
(Medicare Plan HMO) 
$280 Central Health
(Medicare Plan HMO) 
$965 Central Health
(Medicare Plan HMO) 
$3,196
#2 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO) 
$396 Imperial Health
(Traditional HMO)   
$1,539 Brand New Day
(Classic Care 2 HMO)  
$3,380
#3 Blue Shield
(Inspire HMO) 
$415 Brand New Day
(Classic Care 2 HMO)  
$1,623 United Healthcare
(AARP SecureHorizons 1 HMO-$107)  
$5,577
#4 Imperial Health
(Traditional HMO)  
$424 Chinese Community Health Plan
(Senior Value HMO)  
$2,078 Chinese Community Health Plan
(Senior Value HMO)  
$5,620
#5 Brand New Day
(Classic Care 2 HMO) 
$476 Blue Shield
(Inspire HMO)  
$2,240 Blue Shield
(Inspire HMO)  
$6,684
#6 Chinese Community Health Plan
(Senior Value HMO) 
$696 SCAN
(Classic HMO-$35) 
$2,321 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO)  
$6,753
#7 SCAN
(Classic HMO-$35)
$845 Anthem Blue Cross
(MediBlue Plus HMO)  
$2,352 Alignment Health Plan
(Sutter Advantage HMO-$48) 
$7,039
#8 Alignment Health Plan
(Sutter Advantage HMO-$48)
$1,076 Alignment Health Plan
(Sutter Advantage HMO-$48) 
$2,931 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage Basic HMO- $25) 
$8,694
#9 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage Basic HMO- $25)
$1,280 United Healthcare
(AARP SecureHorizons 1 HMO-$107) 
$3,607 Essence Healthcare
(Advantage Gold HMO- $59) 
$8,816
#10 Essence Healthcare
(Advantage Gold HMO- $59)
$1,419 Essence Healthcare
(Advantage Gold HMO- $59) 
$3,715 Imperial Health
(Traditional HMO)   
$8,984
#11 United Healthcare
(AARP SecureHorizons 1 HMO-$107)
$2,358 Kaiser Permanente
(Senior Advantage Basic HMO- $25) 
$3,932 SCAN
(Classic HMO-$35) 
$10,085
  Average: All Plans $879 Average: All Plans $2,482 Average: All Plans $6,803

*Annual estimated costs (out-of-pocket expenses) include applicable 2022 plan copayments, deductibles, and premiums as posted on Medicare Plan Finder (www.Medicare.gov). Medicare Part B monthly premiums ($170.10 in 2022 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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