Becker's Healthcare December 1, 2022
Rylee Wilson

Most local Medicare Advantage markets are largely controlled by one payer, according to the American Medical Association. 

The AMA’s 2022 “Competition in Health Insurance” report, published Nov. 1, found that 34 percent of metropolitan areas have one payer with more than a 50 percent share of the Medicare Advantage market. 

According to the report, in 91 percent of metropolitan areas, one payer has at least a 30 percent market share. 

Here are the cities where one payer controls the smallest portion of the market. 

Birmingham-Hoover, Ala. 

UnitedHealthcare, 23 percent market share 

Yuma, Ariz.

Banner Health, 29 percent market share 

Homosassa Springs, Fla. 

Humana, 26 percent market share 

Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, Ga. 

UnitedHealthcare, 28 percent market share 

Kokomo, Ind. 

Humana, 26 percent...

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