Aetna: 87% of Medicare Advantage members enrolled in plans 4 stars or higher
Aetna's Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans have once again received higher than average ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the annual Star Ratings, released on October 11. For 2018, Aetna's MAPD plans earned an overall weighted average rating of 4.0 out of 5.0 stars, with 87% of Medicare members enrolled in plans rated 4.0 or higher -- the highest percentage among publicly traded companies. Aetna will expand into 128 new counties for 2018, offering Individual Medicare plans in a total of 991 counties across the country; this includes expansion into Massachusetts. Of these counties, 905, or 91%, will have a plan offering rated 4.0 stars or greater.