Issue Brief

Beneficiaries Continue to Choose Medicare Advantage

As beneficiaries look towards Medicare Advantage (MA) open enrollment in the fall (October 15 – December 7), multiple recent reports and data releases show that the popularity of MA continues to grow. Throughout the country, Medicare beneficiaries have access to a variety of MA plans and the quality of these plans is high and getting higher. This issue brief contains a review of the key trends and insights that the Better Medicare Alliance (BMA) has observed.

Key Takeaways

  1. Enrollment in Medicare Advantage continues to grow.
  2. There is robust access to Medicare Advantage plans.
  3. The quality of Medicare Advantage plans is high.