Mark Farrah Associates Assessed Third Quarter Health Insurance Enrollment Trends

MCMURRAY, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mark Farrah Associates (MFA),,
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

  • 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.


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