AIS’s Directory of Health Plans

Datapoint: Centene Plots Major 2021 Exchange Expansion

September 16, 2020

Centene Corp. last week said it will expand its Affordable Care Act exchange products to two new states (Michigan and New Mexico) and 400 new counties in its existing markets for the 2021 plan year. Centene is currently the largest exchange insurer in the U.S., with 2,187,894 members across 13 states. Nationally, Centene enrolls 19.1% of all exchange lives.

Centene Corp. last week said it will expand its Affordable Care Act exchange products to two new states (Michigan and New Mexico) and 400 new counties in its existing markets for the 2021 plan year. Centene is currently the largest exchange insurer in the U.S., with 2,187,894 members across 13 states. Nationally, Centene enrolls 19.1% of all exchange lives.

Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans

Datapoint: Anthem, Ascension to Launch Wisconsin Exchange Plans

September 15, 2020

Anthem, Inc. last week said it will launch co-branded health plans with Ascension Wisconsin on the Affordable Care Act exchanges for the 2021 plan year. Members will have in-network access to Ascension Wisconsin’s “24 hospital campuses, 110 care locations, and more than 1,300 physicians,” according to a press release. The plans will be offered in six southeast Wisconsin counties. Anthem does not have an ACA market presence in Wisconsin, where 179,731 are currently enrolled in exchange plans.

Anthem, Inc. last week said it will launch co-branded health plans with Ascension Wisconsin on the Affordable Care Act exchanges for the 2021 plan year. Members will have in-network access to Ascension Wisconsin’s “24 hospital campuses, 110 care locations, and more than 1,300 physicians,” according to a press release. The plans will be offered in six southeast Wisconsin counties. Anthem does not have an ACA market presence in Wisconsin, where 179,731 are currently enrolled in exchange plans.

Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans

Datapoint: Cigna to Expand Exchange Presence for 2021

September 14, 2020

Cigna Corp. last week said it will expand its Affordable Care Act exchange offerings to 80 new counties in 2021. The company in a press release said this represents a 27% growth in customer reach. Cigna said most of its 2021 offerings will offer no-cost virtual care, including behavioral health. Cigna currently holds the 11th-largest exchange market in the U.S., with 217,300 members across 10 states.

Cigna Corp. last week said it will expand its Affordable Care Act exchange offerings to 80 new counties in 2021. The company in a press release said this represents a 27% growth in customer reach. Cigna said most of its 2021 offerings will offer no-cost virtual care, including behavioral health. Cigna currently holds the 11th-largest exchange market in the U.S., with 217,300 members across 10 states.

Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans

Datapoint: Georgia Governor Seeks to Opt Out of Exchanges

September 9, 2020

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) last week released a proposal to opt the entire state out of the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges, leaving residents to find their own commercial coverage. Kemp says this will lead to lower prices and a more competitive market, but critics worry it may lead to coverage gaps, and many people will unnecessarily lose their health care. 401,413 people are currently enrolled in exchange plans in Georgia, with Centene leading the pack at 65.9% market share.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) last week released a proposal to opt the entire state out of the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges, leaving residents to find their own commercial coverage. Kemp says this will lead to lower prices and a more competitive market, but critics worry it may lead to coverage gaps, and many people will unnecessarily lose their health care. 401,413 people are currently enrolled in exchange plans in Georgia, with Centene leading the pack at 65.9% market share.

Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans

Datapoint Aetna to Bring In-Home Services to New York MA Members

September 8, 2020

Aetna last week said it has partnered with Landmark Health to offer in-home care services to select New York Medicare Advantage members living with chronic conditions. Members will have continuous access to their Landmark health care provider, and will be able to receive health screenings, lab draws, wound care and medication management, among other services, from home. Aetna currently enrolls 179,445 Medicare Advantage members in New York.

Aetna last week said it has partnered with Landmark Health to offer in-home care services to select New York Medicare Advantage members living with chronic conditions. Members will have continuous access to their Landmark health care provider, and will be able to receive health screenings, lab draws, wound care and medication management, among other services, from home. Aetna currently enrolls 179,445 Medicare Advantage members in New York.

Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans