Top 10 Medicare Advantage Plans

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It’s that time of year again! During open enrollment, you can make changes to your Medicare coverage.

Did you know that Medicare Advantage plans are rated on a star rating system? When choosing a plan, check to see what star rating it has.

Recent rankings came out of the top 10 best Medicare Advantage plans, based on customer service, prices, star rankings, and more.

The main markings of high performance are:

  • Improving member outcomes
  • Chronic disease management
  • Quality customer service
  • Comprehensive drug benefits

Best Medicare Advantage plans

These are the top 10 Medicare Advantage plans as rated by CMS.

  1. KelseyCare (Texas)
  2. Kaiser Permanente (CA, CO, GA, HI, OR, WA, DC, MD)
  3. Tufts MA health plan (Eastern and Central Mass.)
  4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota.
  5. Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan Medicare Choices PPO (New York State)
  6. Medical Associates Clinic Health Plan of Wisconsin
  7. Gundersen Health Plan (IA, WI, MN)
  8. HealthSun (FL)
  9. Optimum Healthcare, Inc. (FL)
  10. Anthem Health Plans of New Hampshire, Inc.

Each of these plans earned 5 stars from CMS. This list does not include newer plans or prescription drug-only health plans. These plans do not serve the entire state listed. 

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Things to look for in a Medicare Advantage plan

Don’t see your plan on this list? You can still find a quality plan for you. Some things to check before choosing a Medicare Advantage plan are:

  • star rating
  • customer service
  • chronic disease management
  • preventative care
  • member engagement
  • resolving of complaints/issues
  • updating members about changes
  • drug safety

If you’re not happy with the plan you’re currently in, now’s the time to make a change. Open enrollment runs until December 7.

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