MCMURRAY, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), www.markfarrah.com, released a third quarter 2018 healthcare enrollment update. This report compared membership by segment between 3rd quarter 2017 and 3rd quarter 2018 to provide greater insight into enrollment trends for the Individual, Group, Medicare Advantage, and Managed Medicaid insurance sectors. Health insurance enrollment trends continue to reflect noticeable year-over-year shifts amidst the changing health care landscape.
- As of September 30, 2018, 266.4 million people received medical coverage from U.S. health insurers.
- This number is up from 263.7 million or by approximately 2.7 members, from a year ago.
- Third quarter enrollment trends indicated continued membership gains for Medicare Advantage (MA), Managed Medicaid, and Group ASO while Individual and Employer-Group risk business experienced year-over-year declines.
To read the FREE full text of "Year-Over-Year Enrollment Trends for Third Quarter 2018 Health Insurance Business", visit the MFA Briefs 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™. 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.