Mark Farrah Associates Assessed Second Quarter Health Insurance Enrollment Trends

Business Wire


October 2, 2018


McMurray, Pennsylvania - (Business Wire) - Mark Farrah Associates (MFA),, released a mid-year 2018 healthcare segment update. This report compared membership by segment between 2nd quarter 2017 and 2nd quarter 2018 to provide greater insight into enrollment trends for the Individual, Group, Medicare Advantage, and Managed Medicaid insurance segments. As could be expected, health insurance enrollment trends continue to reflect noticeable shifts amidst the changing health care landscape. 

  • As of June 30, 2018, 264.1 million people received medical coverage from U.S. health insurers.
  • This number is down from 264.7 million or approximately 660,000 members, from a year ago.
  • Mid-year enrollment trends indicated continued membership gains for Medicare Advantage (MA) while Managed Medicaid, Individual, and Employer-Group risk business experienced year-over-year declines.

To read the FREE full text of "Enrollment Declines for Mid-year 2018 Health Insurance Business", visit the Analysis Briefs library on Mark Farrah Associates' website.

About Mark Farrah Associates (MFA)

MFA is a leading data aggregator and publisher providing health plan market data and analysis tools for the healthcare industry.  Committed to simplifying analysis of health insurance business, our products include Medicare Business Online™, Medicare Benefits Analyzer™, Health Coverage Portal™, County Health Coverage™, and Health Plans USA™.

Market analysts throughout the industry rely on enrollment data and segment performance metrics to gain better insights into health plan market share and competitive positioning.  Mark Farrah Associates maintains financial data as well as enrollment and market share for the health insurance industry in its subscription-based Health Coverage Portal™.  MFA will continue to monitor enrollment changes and competitive shifts across all healthcare segments.

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