Medicare Advantage now covers one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries, slowly improving its penetration rate. MA plans will continue the same tactics to grapple with costs, such as adding drug deductibles. Zero-premium plans remain in every market but their numbers have dwindled and the zero premium usually comes with a cost-sharing tradeoff elsewhere in the plan benefits. Some state markets will see modest growth in MA carriers, while at least one market where MA penetration has lagged will see a departure of carriers.
Humana | National MCO Analyzer | 2020 (Event Driven)
Kentucky has renewed HumanaÕs Medicaid contract for January 2021, strengthening its existing presence in the state. The contract runs through 2024 with the option of six two-year contract ex...
Anthem | National MCO Analyzer | 2020 (Event Driven)
The merger of Centene and WellCare has benefitted Anthem through business divestitures required for the deal to pass regulatory muster. Because the combined company would have dominating shares of...
CareSource | National MCO Analyzer Brief | 2020
The National MCO Analyzer Briefs provide high-level insights into trends affecting enrollment and MCO strategy.