About 74% of Medicare Advantage enrollees with prescription drug (MA-PD) plan coverage are projected to be in plans with four and five stars in 2019. In 2018, about 73% were in a MA-PD with four or five stars. In 2016, 71% were in a MA-PD with four or five stars.
As of September 2018, there were 59.8 million Medicare beneficiaries. About 31% of Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in a MA-PD, representing 18.8 million people; another 2.6 million (about 4%) were enrolled in other types of Medicare Advantage plans. About 64% of Medicare beneficiaries . . .