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Medicare Part D (Rx) Premiums

Premiums in Medicare Stand-Alone Prescription Drug Plans with Highest 2009 Enrollment, 2006-2010

 

Name of PDP 2009 Enrollment (of 16.5 million)* Weight Average Monthly Premium** % Change
Number % of Total 2006 2009 2010 2009-2010 2006-2010
AARP MedicareRx Preferred 2,947,804 17.8% $26.31 $37.03 $39.39 6% 50%
Humana PDP Enhanced 1,588,037 9.6% $14.73 $38.21 $41.53 9% 182%
AARP MedicareRx Saver*** 1,162,808 7.0% $14.43 $28.69 $30.68 7% 113%
CCRx Basic 1,111,392 6.7% $30.94 $30.18 $29.17 -3% -6%
Silverscript Value 896,128 5.4% $28.32 $27.86 $33.91 22% 20%

 

Data Source: Georgetown/NORC analysis of CMS PDP Landscape Source Files, 2006-2010, for the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Note: *2009 enrollment estimates combine actual enrollment in 2009 with expected gains due to plan consolidations and renewals for 2010. **Average premiums are weighted by enrollment in each region for each year (2009 enrollment used for 2010 weighting). ***Plan not offered in 2006; premium amount shown in 2006 column is for 2007, change is from 2007-2010.

 

Publication: Kaiser Family Foundation. “Medicare Part D Spotlight: Part D Plan Availability in 2010 and Key Changes Since 2006.” November  2009. http://www.kff.org/medicare/upload/7986.pdf

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November 10, 2009 - Posted by | drugs, healthcare | , , , , ,

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