Fact SheetMay 16, 2022
Infographic Fact Sheet: Medicare Advantage Outperforms Fee-for-Service Medicare on Cost Protections for Low-Income and Diverse Populations
This fact sheet details key findings from our recent data brief with ATI Advisory, which finds that Medicare Advantage beneficiaries report $1,965 less in total annual health spending (out-of-pocket costs and premiums) than those in fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare.
The study is based on 2019 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey (MCBS) data, the most recent year available. Its findings indicate an increase of $325 in consumer savings compared to last year’s study.