UnitedHealth tops Medicare Advantage enrollment, Humana in second


Nearly 17.3 million individuals were enrolled in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans as of March 2015, according to a recent analysis brief from Mark Farrah Associates. This marks an increase of more than 1.3 million members since last year. The analysis found that UnitedHealthcare--which owns nearly 20 percent of the market--secured the top spot for MA organizations around the country as of March 2015, enrolling 3.4 million members in all and gaining 271,245 new MA members. Humana came in second with 18 percent of the market share by adding 369,747 new members for a net gain of 13.2 percent. Aetna and Kaiser Permanente also enrolled more than 1.2 million MA individuals. Announcement