Demand For Medicare Advantage Zero-Premium Plans Stable, Study Finds

Medicare open enrollment report shows the percentage of beneficiaries choosing zero-premium plans this year is stable but down slightly from last year.

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The percentage of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries enrolling in zero-premium plans is stable but down slightly from last year, according to a recent report that highlights trends for the first half of Medicare's annual enrollment period (AEP).

The report covers the October 15 start of Medicare's open enrollment period and runs through November 8, a midway point. Open enrollment ends on on December 7.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.