The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the latest enrollment figures for Medicare on January 5th. As of September 2022, 65,103,807 people are enrolled in Medicare, an increase of 160,823 since the last report. Of those:
- 34,984,295 are enrolled in Original Medicare.
- 30,119,512 are enrolled in Medicare Advantage or other health plans. This includes enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans with and without prescription drug coverage.
- 50,574,579 are enrolled in Medicare Part D. This includes enrollment in stand-alone prescription drug plans as well as Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage.
You can see the enrollment figures for CMS programs at https://www.cms.gov/pillar/expand-access.