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Important Insights
Jan 2022

26% of Members in a typical Medicare Advantage (MA) plan depend on a family caregiver (e.g., spouse or adult child) to manage changes in their conditions.

Supplemental benefits that support and upskill family caregivers improve the health and health equity of Members who depend on family caregivers, as well as the mental health of their caregivers.

This type of benefit pays for itself via third-party-validated medical cost savings that are realized by reducing avoidable Member utilization.
Jan 2020

Members who depend on family caregivers incur 56% of total MA plan costs and 68% of all inpatient admissions.

Family caregiver empowerment has been shown to reduce medical costs and inpatient admissions for these underserved Members.