More than 2.7 million people have Medicare in Pennsylvania. 

A few facts about enrollment in Medicare in Pennsylvania

  • Medicare beneficiaries in Pennsylvania enrolled in Medicare Advantage or other Medicare health plans: over 1,174,000
  • Medicare beneficiaries in Pennsylvania enrolled in stand-alone Medicare Prescription Drug Plans or Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans: over 2,148,000
  • Total number of Medicare beneficiaries in Pennsylvania: over 2,745,000

Private insurance companies must have contracts with Medicare to offer Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans. Depending on the terms of the contract between the plan and Medicare, not every plan is available statewide or in all service areas.