Medicare Advantage Plans in Jacksonville, FL

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Florida state

There were nearly 65,000 people in Duval County, FL, who were enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan in 2019. This number was equivalent to 38% of all Medicare beneficiaries in the county.1 

Learn more about Medicare Advantage in Florida.

2020 Medicare Advantage plans in Duval County

Number of unique plans 11
Weighted average premium $0
Average annual deductible $61.10
Average (in-network) out-of-pocket maximum $4,561
Number of $0 premium plans 11
Number of plans rated four stars or higher 10

in 2019, residents of Duval County, FL had 11 unique plans from which to choose. And not only was there plenty of selection available, but those plans came with affordable monthly premiums. 

All 11 plans featured a $0 premium. The weighted average deductible for plans was just $61 per year.

10 of the 11 available plans rated four stars or higher based on Medicare Star Ratings.2 Plans rated four stars or higher are considered top-rated Medicare plans.

Premiums, deductibles and other costs may vary. The numbers reported in the table above are taken from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). A licensed insurance agent will be able to help you review and compare costs for specific plans available in Duval County or wherever you may live.

List of Medicare Advantage plans in Jacksonville and Duval County

Medicare Advantage plans can come in several different forms.

Most Medicare Advantage enrollees in Florida belonged to an HMO plan in 2019.

  • HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) plans utilize a network of participating doctors and other health care providers. Care is typically not covered by the plan when received outside of the network.
     
  • PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) plans are also available in Illinois. These plans offer some more flexibility when choosing a doctor and allow for some coverage outside of the plan’s intended network. 

In the state of Florida, the breakdown of plan types in 2019 was as follows:

Plan type Percentage of Florida enrollees (2019)
HMO 90%
PPO 10%

How to Sign up for a Medicare Advantage Plan in Duval County and Jacksonville

There are different Medicare enrollment periods in the year during which you may able to sign up for a Medicare Advantage plan in Jacksonville and Duval County, depending on your eligibility. 

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Initial Enrollment Period (IEP)

When you first become eligible for Medicare, you will typically be granted an Initial Enrollment Period (IEP). This period begins three months before you turn 65 years old, includes the month of your birthday and continues for an additional three months. 

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Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP, also called the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage plans) takes place from October 15 to December 7 each year. This period is open to all eligible Medicare beneficiaries who wish to add, drop or change Medicare plans.  

Special Enrollment Period

If you experience a qualifying circumstance, you may be granted a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) at any time throughout the year to allow you to enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.

Such circumstances may include situations like moving outside of your plan’s service area or losing your Medicare Advantage plan coverage through no fault of your own. A licensed insurance agent can help you determine if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period and what actions you may be able to take during that time. 

Find a Medicare Advantage plan where you live

Medicare Advantage plans can come in a variety of types and can include different benefits, networks, costs and more.

Connect with a licensed insurance agent today for help determining your eligibility and finding the best Medicare Advantage plan for you in Duval County. 

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1 MedicareAdvantage.com's internal analysis of CMS Medicare Advantage landscape source files, accessed May 2019. Data retrieved from www.cms.gov/Medicare/Prescription-Drug-Coverage/PrescriptionDrugCovGenIn.

2 Every year, Medicare evaluates plans based on a 5-star rating system.