Mark Farrah Associates Assesses the Medicare Market for Top Metro Areas

Business Wire


January 2, 2019


MCMURRAY, Pa.--()--In the latest Healthcare Business Strategy report, Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), assessed the competitive mix of the Medicare and Medicare Advantage markets through analysis of enrollment figures from the Health Coverage Portal™ and Medicare Business Online™ of the six largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) in the United States. MFA found the Chicago MSA had the highest original Medicare rate at just over 70.9% with the lowest Medicare Advantage penetration rate (24.1%). Furthermore, of these MSAs, UnitedHealth and Humana dominated this market niche.

To read the FREE full text of “A Brief Look at Medicare Market Share for Six Major Metro Areas", 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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