Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Medicare Advantage (MA)

September 2012: Medicare Advantage Enrollment Update

In September 2012, rural enrollment in Medicare Advantage (MA) and prepaid plans increased to nearly 1.8 million, accounting for over 17% of the rural Medicare population and representing a 1.5 percentage point increase from the previous year. Nationally, nearly 27% of the Medicare population is enrolled in an MA or other prepaid plan (approximately 13.6 million).

Contact Information:

Keith J. Mueller, PhD

RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis

Phone: 319.384.3831

Additional Resource of Interest:

• June 2012: Rural MA Enrollment and Premium Update

• More information about the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis

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