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1.1 Million Medicare Beneficiaries in South Carolina, supported by 22 Medicare Carriers and 46 Medicare Advantage Plans

Affordable Medicare Options for 1,146,801 South Carolina residents

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

Original Medicare: 59.5% (681,961) have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B).

Medicare Advantage: 40.5% (464,840) opt to enroll in the increasingly popular Medicare Advantage plans provided by Medicare-approved private companies and insurance carriers operating in South Carolina.

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How to Find the Best Medicare Plan in South 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 South Carolina. For example, 86.1% (987,179) of South Carolina Medicare beneficiaries are age 65 and older; whereas 13.9% (159,622) are under the age of 65 and on disability. Just as your personal healthcare needs may change from year to year, Medicare plans in South Carolina are always changing.

Medicare Advantage Plans in South Carolina

In the South Carolina Medicare coverage area, there are 22 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 South Carolina may include: HMO, PPO, PFFS (Private fee-for-service), and SNP (Special Needs Plans).

Average Cost of Medicare Advantage Plans in South Carolina

Medicare enrollees in South Carolina have the flexibility to choose from a broad selection of Medicare options. Of South Carolina’s Medicare enrollees, 59.5% (681,961) have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B). 40.5% (464,840) of South Carolina’s Medicare population are opting to enroll in the increasingly popular Medicare Advantage plans provided by Medicare-approved private companies and insurance carriers.

  • South Carolina’s Average Monthly Premium: $38.41
  • South Carolina’s Average Annual Drug Deductible: $239.08
  • South Carolina’s Average In-Network Out-of-Pocket Spending Limit: $6,235.48
  • South Carolina’s Average Star Rating for Local Available Plans: 3.8 (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 South Carolina with a Licensed Insurance Agent

In South 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.

South Carolina Medicare Advantage Leaders

# South Carolina Medicare Advantage (MA) Enrollees (% of MA Market)
  1. Humana 163,724 (35.01%)
  2. UnitedHealth Group 156,101 (33.38%)
  3. CVS Health 60,992 (13.04%)
  4. Centene Corporation 46,453 (9.93%)
  5. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina (BCBSSC) 16,984 (3.63%)
  6. CIGNA 6,290 (1.34%)
  7. Molina Healthcare 5,807 (1.24%)
  8. Independence Health Group 5,645 (1.21%)
  9. Clover Health Holdings 1,271 (0.27%)
  10. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Mutual Ins. Co. 1,271 (0.27%)

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