Managed Care Digest Series® Spotlight

MA Enrollment Increases Again in 2020, Nearing 25 Million

Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollment maintained a multi-year growth trend in 2020, approaching a total of 25.0 million enrollees—an expansion of close to 8.6 million covered lives since 2014.

From 2019 to 2020, MA HMO and PPO plans registered enrollment growth rates of 8.7% and 11.8%, respectively, while PFFS (27.8%) and other (4.7%) plan membership continued to shrink.

Click here to read the 2021 Public Payer Digest.


Data source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services © 2021

1 Enrollment figures are as of December of the year shown and do not include Medicare Advantage enrollees in Puerto Rico and U.S. territories. Figures differ from page 4, which uses a person-year methodology to determine enrollment counts during the given year.

2 Includes HMO/HMO point-of-service and Medicare-Medicaid Plan HMO/HMO point-of-service.

3 Includes local and regional PPOs.

4 “Other” includes 1876 cost, HCPP-1833 cost, MSA, and National PACE plans.

NOTE: Throughout this digest, PFFS is private fee-for-service.

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