Medicare Supplement Statistics, Data, Facts, Medigap Insurance Facts

Medicare Supplement Facts, Data and Statistics, Medigap Sales, Companies

Medicare Supplement Insurance Statistics and Data – 2018

Medigap Statistics compiled by the American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance

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Medicare Supplement Sales

Sales of Medigap policies continue to increase year over year.

In 2017, some 13.6 million Americans owned a Medicare Supplement insurance (Medigap) policy.

That number represents an increase compared to the 9.7 million who owned a Medigap policy in 2010.

In 2017 about 19.0 million Americans are in Medicare Advantage plans. (AAMSI, 2018 Conference Program Fact File)

 


Who Buys Medicare Supplement Insurance

Who Buys Medicare Supplement Insurance 2016

Who Buys Medigap

Most Americans who buy Medicare Supplement insurance are married and over half (58%) are women according to the most recent data.

 

 

 

 


What Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Do People Select

Medigap Plans 2017 Statistics

Medigap Plans 2017

According to the most recent data (2017):

Plan F  –  57%
N  –  11%
D & G  –  15%
H, I, J — 5%
C  –  7%
A & B  –  3%
High Deductible Plan F  –  1%
K, L & M  –  1%

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Medicare Supplement insurance plan choice

Comparison to the prior year (2016):
Plan F  –  60%
N  –  11%
D & G  –  13%
H, I, J — 5%
C  –  6%
A & B  –  3%
High Deductible Plan F  –  1%
K, L & M  –  1%

Data shared by CSG Actuarial.


Top 15 States – Medicare Supplement Insurance

STATE                           COVERED LIVES

Medicare Supplement Covered Lives

Medicare Supplement Covered Lives (2015)

Florida                                       787,681
Texas                                          724,004
Illinois                                         723,168
Pennsylvania                              633,002
California                                    475,741
North Carolina                          447,342
New Jersey                                 437,503
New York                                    436,192
Ohio                                            430,059
Michigan                                     407,166
Virginia                                      368,473
Indiana                                       336,634
Georgia                                      317,088
Missouri                                     305,746
Massachusetts                          292,062

2016: National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 2015 Medicare Supplement Experience Reports


Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies

Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies

Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies

There are many Medicare Supplement Insurance companies offering coverage.  Some do so on a national basis.  Others are more regional in their offerings.  For that reason, we strongly recommend consumers work with a knowledgeable Medicare Supplement agent who can help provide the most current information on available policies and share rates.   Rates can vary significantly from one insurance company to another.  But agents can’t negotiate or get you a better rate (it’s not like buying a car).  For that reason, work with someone with knowledge and experience.  That’s how to get the best options.

 


Excellent Medicare Supplement Insurance Statistical Resources

Finding Medicare Stats, Congressional Research Service

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    Medicare Advantage
    Prescription Part D Drug Coverage

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