Medicare Advantage Enrollment Up 6.8%, Analysis Finds
There were 6.8% more U.S. residents enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans as of Dec. 1 of this year than there were at the same time in 2014, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis of CMS data. According to the analysis, 17.76 million senior and disabled U.S. residents were enrolled in MA plans as of Dec. 1, 2015. The 6.8% enrollment growth from 2014 to 2015 is lower than the 8% to 9% annual growth rate MA plans have seen over the past five years.
- "Biggest Medicare Advantage Plan Growth for 2016 Flows to Large Insurers" (Herman, Modern Healthcare, 12/18).