There are 201,828 people in Jackson, Mississippi, with Original Medicare Part A and Part B. Among them, 149,011 are standard fee-for-service beneficiaries, while 52,817 have a Jackson, Mississippi Medicare Advantage plan on top of their original coverage, good for a 26.2% participation rate.

Medicare plans in Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson has four primary options for Original Medicare users in Mississippi looking to bolster their coverage: Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement plans, Medicare Part D plans, and Medicare SNPs.

Below, we’ll examine the different benefits of each type of plan with quotes based on a 70-year-old male beneficiary.

Medicare Advantage plans

Hinds County — Jackson’s home county — has 29 different Mississippi Medicare Advantage plans from several local and national insurance companies. That collection of Medicare Advantage policies is one of the largest in Mississippi and includes several well-regarded, low-cost options.

Vantage Health’s Jackson, Mississippi, Medicare Advantage plan is one of the most affordable in the city. It has a $0 premium and a $5,900 maximum out-of-pocket (MOOP) rate.

Cigna has another popular Medicare Advantage plan. It’s a Local PPO option with a $0 premium and a slightly higher $6,900 MOOP.

Humana’s Jackson, Mississippi, Medicare Advantage plan stands out as one of the most comprehensive options in the city. It also has a $0 premium and a similarly priced MOOP of $6,700, but it has a four-star rating on a five-tier scale that grades Medicare Advantage plans’ effectiveness.

The average cost of Medicare Advantage plans in Jackson, Mississippi

PLAN PREMIUM MOOP Plan Type Star Rating
Cigna $0 $6,900 LOCAL PPO 3
Clover Health $0 $7,550 LOCAL PPO 3
Wellcare $0 $6,000 LOCAL PPO N/A
Vantage Health $0 $5,900 HMO-POS N/A
Humana $0 $6,700 HMO 4

Medicare Supplement plans

Medicare Supplement plans, commonly called Medigap plans, work with Original Medicare to give users even more benefits. There are 12 Medicare Supplement plans in Mississippi available in Jackson, each with a unique coverage range.

Even though private insurance companies control Medicare Supplement plans, the federal government standardizes them so that all their benefits are the same from provider to provider and state to state.

Plan G is one of Jackson, Mississippi’s most popular Medigap plans. It has some of the best coverage, and enrollees can expect to pay anywhere from $112.31 to $408.08 for a Plan G package.

Plan F is similar to Plan G, with more popularity, coverage, and premium costs. Plan F offers everything a Medigap plan can provide, but the average premium rates range from $131.56 to $445.56.

Medicare Plan N is a popular option with less coverage than Plan G or Plan F but costs anywhere between $87.15 and $342.86.

The average cost of Medicare Supplement plans in Jackson, Mississippi

PLAN A $104.04 $358.54
PLAN B $139.19 $397.09
PLAN C $140.99 $442.33
PLAN D $124.16 $386.63
PLAN F $131.56 $445.56
PLAN HDF $41.92 $73.83
PLAN G $112.31 $408.08
PLAN HDG $37.64 $73.70
PLAN K $59.92 $165.62
PLAN L $75.50 $248.87
PLAN M $88.12 N/A
PLAN N $87.15 $342.86

Medicare Part D prescription drug plans

Mississippi Medicare Part D plans cover costs for prescription medication in Jackson. Since most Medicare Advantage plans don’t include prescription coverage, many Original Medicare beneficiaries sign up for a stand-alone Part D plan.

Aetna’s Part D plan is one of Jackson’s most affordable, with a $6.50 monthly premium and a $480 deductible.

Humana’s Jackson, Mississippi, Medicare Part D option is one of the city’s most well-regarded, with a four-star rating on the top of a $22.70 premium and $480 deductible.

United Health Care’s Part D policy has the lowest deductible cost of any low-premium plan at $310. Average premium payments for this four-star plan are $29.30 per month.

The average cost of Medicare Part D plans in Jackson, Mississippi

Aetna $6.50 $480 3
Wellcare $13.00 $480 3
Clear Spring Health $18.50 $480 2
Humana $22.70 $480 4
UnitedHealthcare $29.30 $310 4

Special Needs plans

Special Needs Plans (SNPs) are a subset of Medicare Advantage for those who need specialized medical care. SNPs aren’t available in every location or provider.

Cigna’s HMO Special Needs Plan has a $20.80 monthly premium and a $6,700 MOOP.

Wellcare’s Special Needs Plan is one of Jackson’s most affordable, with a $0 monthly premium and a $3,450 MOOP.

Humana also has an HMO Special Needs Plan with a $0 monthly premium, $3,450 MOOP, and dual eligibility.

The average cost of Medicare Special Needs plans in Jackson, Mississippi

PLAN PREMIUM MOOP Plan Type Eligibility
Wellcare $0 $3,450 HMO Dual
Shared Health $0 $7,550 HMO Dual
UnitedHealthcare $0 $7,550 HMO Dual
Humana $0 $3,450 HMO Dual
Cigna $20.80 $6,700 HMO Dual

How to sign up for Medicare plans in Jackson, Mississippi

Our team helps Jackson, Mississippi, residents find the Medicare plan coverage they need to live comfortably. We work with providers across Jackson and compare all their rates and specific plans for free to get the coverage you deserve as hassle-free as possible.

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Lindsay Malzone, Lindsay Malzone is the Medicare editor for She's been contributing to many well-known publications 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.
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