Best Medicare Advantage Plans in Wisconsin 2024

More than a dozen companies sell Medicare Advantage plans in Wisconsin. Find out which ones have top-rated plans.
Alex Rosenberg
By Alex Rosenberg 
Edited by Holly Carey

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Over 1.2 million people in Wisconsin are signed up for Medicare, placing it in the top 20 U.S. states for Medicare beneficiaries

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Fact Sheet. Accessed Nov 1, 2023.

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older. Medicare Advantage is a bundled alternative to Medicare sold by private companies. It offers all the same benefits and usually some extras, such as cost savings on dental and vision coverage.

Medicare Advantage plans offer more benefits than Original Medicare, and they can be cheaper than paying for Medicare and a Medicare Supplement plan. However, they offer less flexibility since you’ll need to get care from within the plan’s network of providers. Weigh your options to determine which plan best suits your needs.

Compare Medicare Advantage plans in Wisconsin

Insurance company
CMS Star Rating
States available
Members in high-rated plans
Member experience
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Best for size of network
UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage - UHC


3.87 /5
49 states and Washington, D.C.Medium (50% to 89%)3.12 (Average)

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Best for extra perks
Aetna Medicare Advantage - ME


(866) 907-3870
3.98 /5
46 states and Washington, D.C.Medium (50% to 89%)3.79 (Above average)

8am - 11pm EST, 7 days a week

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Best for local support
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage - ME

Blue Cross Blue Shield

(888) 498-6687
3.86 /5
48 states and Puerto RicoMedium (50% to 89%)3.39 (Above average)

8am - 11pm EST, 7 days a week

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Best for low-cost plan availability
Humana Medicare Advantage - ME


(844) 974-2872
4.34 /5
49 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto RicoHigh (90% or more)3.97 (Above average)

8am - 11pm EST, 7 days a week

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What to know about Medicare in Wisconsin

More than 1 in 5 people in Wisconsin are 65 and older, and there are a variety of Medicare Advantage plans in the state

U.S. Census Bureau. QuickFacts, Wisconsin. Accessed Nov 1, 2023.

  • The average monthly premium in 2024 for a Medicare Advantage plan in Wisconsin is $26.15. (It was $27.59 in 2023.)

  • There are 129 Medicare Advantage plans available in Wisconsin in 2024. (This is up from 126 plans in 2023.)

  • All Medicare-eligible people in Wisconsin have access to a $0-premium Medicare Advantage plan.

Medicare Advantage companies in Wisconsin

The following providers offer Medicare Advantage plans in Wisconsin:

Top-rated Medicare Advantage plans in Wisconsin

Each year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awards every Medicare Advantage plan a star rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being a top-rated plan. Below are companies with plans that received top marks in Wisconsin for the 2024 plan year

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CY2024 Landscape MA 20231005 (ZIP). Accessed Nov 1, 2023.
. (Check out more information about Medicare star ratings.)

5-star plans

The company below offers plans in Wisconsin that are rated 5 out of 5 stars by CMS:

  • Network Health Medicare Advantage Plans.

4.5-star plans

The companies below offer plans in Wisconsin that are rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by CMS:

  • Dean Advantage.

  • HealthPartners.

  • Humana.

  • Quartz Medicare Advantage.

  • UCare.

  • UnitedHealthcare.

This list doesn’t include special needs plans, which restrict membership to people with certain diseases or characteristics, such as having a chronic illness or living in a nursing home.

Medicare resources for Wisconsin

Find the right Medicare Advantage plan

It’s important to do your research before selecting a Medicare Advantage plan for yourself. Here are some questions to consider asking:

  • What are the plan’s costs? Do you understand what the plan’s premium, deductibles, copays and/or coinsurance will be? Can you afford them?

  • Is your doctor in-network? If you have a preferred medical provider or providers, make sure they participate in the plan’s network.

  • Are your prescriptions covered? If you’re on medication, it’s crucial to understand how the plan covers it. What tier are your prescription drugs on, and are there any coverage rules that apply to them?

  • Is there dental coverage? Does the plan offer routine coverage for vision, dental and hearing needs?

  • Are there extras? Does the plan offer any extra benefits, such as fitness memberships, transportation benefits or meal delivery?

Medicare Advantage companies

Get more information below about some of the major Medicare Advantage companies. These insurance companies offer plans in most states. The plans you can choose from will depend on your ZIP code and county.

If you have additional questions about Medicare, visit or call 800-MEDICARE (800-633-4227, TTY 877-486-2048).
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