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  • 33 – Number of Medicare Advantage plans the average beneficiary has to choose from in 2010.
  • 18% – Percentage of beneficiaries affiliated with UnitedHealthcare for Medicare Advantage plans.
  • 15% – Percentage of beneficiaries affiliated with Humana for Medicare Advantage plans; the same percentage is affiliated with Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
  • $44 – Monthly premium for the average enrollee, up 22 percent from 2009.
  • 5.7% – Increase in Medicare Advantage enrollment in 2010.
  • 11.1 million – Number of beneficiaries in 2010.
  • 18% – Decline in number of Medicare Advantage plans in 2010.

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation