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2 Million Medicare Beneficiaries in North Carolina, supported by 33 Medicare Carriers and 59 Medicare Advantage Plans

Affordable Medicare Options for 2,097,761 North Carolina residents

Medicare enrollees in North Carolina have the flexibility to choose from a broad selection of Medicare options.

Original Medicare: 51.3% (1,077,105) have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Medicare Advantage: 48.7% (1,020,656) opt to enroll in the increasingly popular Medicare Advantage plans provided by Medicare-approved private companies and insurance carriers operating in North Carolina.

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How to Find the Best Medicare Plan in North Carolina That Meets Your Healthcare & Prescription Drug Plan Needs

Medicare is not one-size-fits-all. A Medicare enrollee in one city may have entirely different hospital and pharmacy preferences than someone in another. Medicare also supports different types of beneficiaries in North Carolina. For example, 86.0% (1,805,028) of North Carolina Medicare beneficiaries are age 65 and older; whereas 14.0% (292,733) are under the age of 65 and on disability. Just as your personal healthcare needs may change from year to year, Medicare plans in North Carolina are always changing.

Medicare Advantage Plans in North Carolina

In the North Carolina Medicare coverage area, there are 33 different Medicare Advantage carriers, many of which provide multiple plans including a prescription drug component. Depending on your budget, Medicare eligibility, healthcare needs, and your preferred doctors, pharmacies and other coverage preferences, available plan types in North Carolina may include: HMO, PPO, PFFS (Private fee-for-service), and SNP (Special Needs Plans).

Average Cost of Medicare Advantage Plans in North Carolina

Medicare enrollees in North Carolina have the flexibility to choose from a broad selection of Medicare options. Of North Carolina’s Medicare enrollees, 51.3% (1,077,105) have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B). 48.7% (1,020,656) of North Carolina’s Medicare population are opting to enroll in the increasingly popular Medicare Advantage plans provided by Medicare-approved private companies and insurance carriers.

  • North Carolina’s Average Monthly Premium: $106.05
  • North Carolina’s Average Annual Drug Deductible: $367.54
  • North Carolina’s Average In-Network Out-of-Pocket Spending Limit: $4,732.73
  • North Carolina’s Average Star Rating for Local Available Plans: 3.7 (Out of 5)

*Metrics reported only on MA plans that have a monthly premium, deductibles, and star rating metrics that are available and as reported by the CMS. Monthly Premium is a Consolidated Premium which includes Part C and D. Drug Deductible metric includes both Enhanced and Basic. Enhanced plans charge higher monthly premiums than basic plans but typically offer a wider range of benefits.

Eliminate the Guesswork: Review Medicare Plans Available in North Carolina with a Licensed Insurance Agent

In North Carolina the availability and costs of Medicare plan options vary from one insurance company to another. TrustMedicare.com partners with experienced licensed insurance agents, brokers, and insurance companies to help you to easily compare a range of Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Prescription Drug Plans that are right for your healthcare needs, budget, and eligibility.

North Carolina Medicare Advantage Leaders

# North Carolina Medicare Advantage (MA) Enrollees (% of MA Market)
  1. Humana 373,496 (36.37%)
  2. UnitedHealth Group 340,447 (33.15%)
  3. CVS Health 140,650 (13.70%)
  4. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina 90,854 (8.85%)
  5. Centene Corporation 23,114 (2.25%)
  6. CIGNA 19,300 (1.88%)
  7. Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Corp. 14,905 (1.45%)
  8. The Carle Foundation 5,409 (0.53%)
  9. EXPERIENCE HEALTH 3,890 (0.38%)
  10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Mutual Ins. Co. 3,232 (0.31%)

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