Universal American is the parent company of a large group of subsidiaries. Together, these companies offer life and health insurance products (including their Universal American Medicare Plans) to seniors across the United States. They use the tagline “A Healthy Collaboration” to describe their close, personal involvement between health care providers and members to keep costs affordable and to improve the overall health and well-being of their customers.

Affiliated Brand Names

  • Universal American
  • Universal American Corp
  • Universal American Holdings, LLC

Company Highlights

  • Specific focus on Medicare Advantage plans
  • Subsidiary members include American Pioneer, American Progressive, and Pyramid Life, among others
  • 40 Years of experience writing Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans
  • Headquarters located in White Plains, NY

Universal American Medicare Plans Offered

For the most part, Universal American is very proud of the Medicare Advantage (Part C) policies that they offer their members. But don’t forget, Medicare supplement policies are also a simple, affordable option when it comes to supplementing your Medicare benefits.

Medicare Supplement Plans YES
Medicare Advantage Plans YES
Medicare Part D Drug Plans YES

Universal American Medicare Plans Comparison

Comparison shopping is essential when searching for a Medigap policy. You literally cannot afford to pay too much for coverage. That’s why we’ve gathered the data below on Universal American premiums, and compared them to the national average. Take a look, and see if their prices fit within your budget.
This Table Represents National Average Costs of Medicare Supplement Plans

Plan Type Starting From Part A Deductible Part B Deductible Excess Nursing Travel
Plan C $118* $0 $0 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan F
Most popular
$116* $0 $0 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan G $105* $0 $233 100% Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan B $104* $0 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan N $70* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan D $97* $0 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info
Plan A $69* $1,556 $233 Not Covered Not Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan L $76* $389 $233 Not Covered 75% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan K $45* $778 $233 Not Covered 50% Covered Not Covered Request Info
Plan M $97* $778 $233 Not Covered 100% Covered 100% Covered Request Info

Financial Strength Ratings

Universal American is a very large and complex organization. Because of this, it can be difficult to pinpoint an exact rating for their financial strength. However, according to A.M. Best, their long-term rating is set at “fair” for he time being.

A.M. Best Rating bb
Standard & Poor’s Rating A+
Moody’s Rating No Rating

*Ratings as of 2/17/15

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Universal American Review

Universal American has a wealth of experience in the Medicare supplement industry. They also have high ratings from some of the top agencies in the country, and a fleet of subsidiary companies providing products and services throughout the United States. They have achieved quite a reputation for themselves in the senior financial products market.

  • Market Experience
  • Fast Claims Processing
  • Strong Financial Reserves
  • Competitive Rates
  • Customer Satisfaction

How To File A Claim With Universal American

Telephone Number: 1-866-249-8668

To speak with a person:

  1. Press 1 for English
  2. You will be connected to a customer service representative

Company Contact Information

Customer Service:


Mailing Address:

Universal American

44 South Broadway

Suite 1200

White Plains, NY 10601-4411

How To Get A Rate Quote

Customers looking to get a rate quote, or learn more about Universal American Medicare Plans have 2 options:

by Lindsay Malzone, Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare expert for Medigap.com. She's been contributing to many well-known publications as an industry expert since 2017. Her passion is educating Medicare beneficiaries on all their supplemental Medicare options so they can make an informed decision on their healthcare coverage.