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Medicare Advantage Top 10 Plans In 2023

Medicare Advantage Top 10 plans in 2023 have nearly 80 percent of all MA plan enrollees. The largest is UnitedHealthcare which has the AARP ‘endorsement’ followed by Humana. The top-10 MA plans grew faster (2022-2023) than the rest of the MA industry. Here are the top-10 according to the latest data.

  1. UnitedHealthcare
  2. Humana
  3. CVS (Aetna)
  4. Elevance Health (formerly Anthem)
  5. Kaiser
  6. Centene
  7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  8. Cigna Health
  9. Highmark Health
  10. Guidewell (holding company for Florida Blue)

Market Share For Top-10 MA Plans (March 2023)

  1. UnitedHealthcare – 28.5%
  2. Humana – 17.8%
  3. CVS (Aetna) – 10.6%
  4. Elevance Health – 6.4%
  5. Kaiser – 5.8%
  6. Centene – 4.3%
  7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan – 2.1%
  8. Cigna Health – 1.8%
  9. Highmark – 1.2%
  10. Guidewell – 1.0%

Find The Best Medicare Advantage Plans

Depending on where you live, there can be dozens of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans available. The top-10 may offer the best one. Or you may find better coverage from #11 or #19. For that reason, we believe it is important to carefully compare.

One of the best resources for information and comparisons can be local Medicare Advantage agents. The Association makes available a free online directory. Use it to find agents in your Zip Code. It is 100% private. Enter no personal information to access the directory.

Top-10 MA Plans and 2022 to 2023 Growth

The chart below (from Mark Farrah Associates) pulls from the latest CMS data. It reports the market share and percentage growth.Medicare Advantage Top 10


Percentage Growth Medicare Advantage Top 10 Plans (March 2022-2023)

  1. UnitedHealthcare – 12.7%
  2. Humana – 10.1%
  3. CVS (Aetna) – 6.8%
  4. Elevance Health – 7.0%
  5. Kaiser – 2.8%
  6. Centene –  (-6.5%)
  7. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan – 5.1%
  8. Cigna Health – 4.6%
  9. Highmark – 5.1%
  10. Guidewell – 0.7%

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About the Author

Jesse Slome

Jesse Slome
Medicare Insurance Expert
Director, American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance

Jesse Slome is a leading Medicare insurance expert and the founder and director of the American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance (AAMSI). Since 1998 AAMSI has served to educate consumers and support insurance professionals who offer Medicare insurance plans.