UnitedHealthcare, Aetna Dominate as EGWP Market Grows

Enrollment in Employer Group Waiver Plans (EGWPs) grew 19.5% from 2018 to 2021, at an average rate of about 6% per year, according to the August 2021 update to AIS’s Directory of Health Plans. About 18% of all Medicare Advantage members are enrolled in an EGWP, with UnitedHealthcare, CVS Health Corp.-owned Aetna and Kaiser Permanente leading the market. Overall, the top 10 payers have an iron grip on market share, enrolling 92.7% of all EGWP members.

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Carina Belles

Carina Belles

Carina is a reporter at AIS, specializing in public sector data research, trend analysis and infographics. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Ohio University, joining AIS shortly after graduating in 2014.

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