Mark Farrah Associates Assesses Year-over-Year Trends in Individual Health Insurance Membership


MCMURRAY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mark Farrah Associates (MFA),, reported enrollment in individual medical plans totaled 15.9 million as of June 2021, representing a 4.9% increase from the 15.2 million members in June 2020. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reports combined with data from MFA’s Health Coverage Portal™, 8.3 million of these members were enrolled through the platform at second quarter 2021, and 3.8 million enrolled in State-based marketplaces. In the latest brief, MFA provides insights into individual health insurance market trends with state-by-state membership comparisons.

“Individual Health Insurance Membership Continues to Grow”

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  • Centene, Guidewell Mutual Holding Group (the parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliates operating in Florida), Kaiser and Anthem all reported more than 1 million individual medical covered lives as of second quarter 2021.
  • Florida, California, and Texas had the highest number of enrollees, with Florida covering nearly 2.6 million members as of 2Q21.
  • For 2Q20 and 2Q21, plans in the individual segment reported a 1.6% increase overall in premiums per member per month (PMPM), from $36.3 billion to $38.5 billion in premiums earned.

To read the full text of "Individual Health Insurance Membership Continues to Grow", visit the Analysis Briefs library on Mark Farrah Associates' website.

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