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2021 AEP Performance Summary

In 2020, we experienced an unprecedented year with a global pandemic with social and economic impacts, rising racial inequalities, and strong political division leading to a contentious presidential election. Many predicted this would lead to a distinctly different Annual Election Period (AEP) for Medicare plans with a high degree of consumer uncertainty. In this report, we discuss our post-AEP observations and highlight health plan trends, results, and key findings.

Who Should Get Vaccinated First for COVID-19?

Vaccines, considered one of the most important advances in modern medicine, have greatly improved our quality of life by reducing or eliminating many infectious diseases. Worldwide, immunization can prevent up to 3 million deaths per year. Vaccines are “one of the most successful and cost-effective public health interventions,” according to the World Health Organization.

As we navigate the next phase in the COVID-19 pandemic, with multiple promising vaccine options in sight, there is much debate on who should be first in line to get vaccinated.