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Geisinger Medicare Advantage Case Study: Enriching Benefits to Promote Health and Affordability

A Medicare Advantage plan offers additional benefits outside of what is covered by original Medicare. For example, Geisinger Gold includes hospital, medical and prescription drug coverage all in one. The Trump administration wants MA plans to tackle maternal mortality rates, social determinants of health, and rural healthcare access.

  • In 2019, one-third (34%) of all Medicare beneficiaries – 22 million people – are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans

  • Rural healthcare could be a huge challenge with complicated ways to finance care in these areas