Medicare Enrollment

Medicare Enrollment

Medicare enrollment is the total number of Medicare beneficiaries. This total can be broken out into two subgroups: those enrolled in Original Medicare and those enrolled in Medicare Advantage and Other Health Plans.

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for individuals over age 65 years. Knowing the number of older adults who are enrolled in Medicare helps identify those who are potentially without health insurance.

In 2023, the number of Medicare Enrollment in Alachua County was 50,186 compared to Florida at 5,023,830. The line graph shows change over time when there are at least three years of data.

Alachua County is in the third quartile for this measure. This means that relative to other counties in Florida, there are less Medicare Enrollment often in about one half of the counties, and it occurs more often in about one quarter of the counties.

The map illustrates county data by quartile. A quartile map is presented when there are at least 51 counties with data for this measure.

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Alachua County
Medicare Enrollment, Single Year
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Medicare Enrollment, Single Year  
AlachuaFlorida
Data YearCountCount
202350,1865,023,830
202248,4524,914,416
202147,1554,803,848
202045,8744,680,137
201944,5194,556,611
201842,9514,412,700
201741,4894,295,216
201640,0834,163,699
201538,6034,033,000
201437,0773,893,142
201335,5493,753,454
Florida
Medicare Enrollment, 2023
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Medicare Enrollment, 2023  
CountyCount
Florida5,023,830
Alachua50,186
Baker5,341
Bay40,552
Bradford6,127
Brevard171,856
Broward354,258
Calhoun3,156
Charlotte77,068
Citrus64,467
Clay48,278
Collier115,721
Columbia17,870
Miami-Dade496,159
DeSoto7,752
Dixie4,654
Duval181,686
Escambia73,910
Flagler44,429
Franklin3,417
Gadsden10,936
Gilchrist4,542
Glades2,844
Gulf4,164
Hamilton3,214
Hardee4,499
Hendry6,789
Hernando62,357
Highlands36,364
Hillsborough260,269
Holmes4,614
Indian River59,955
Jackson11,706
Jefferson4,001
Lafayette1,524
Lake117,595
Lee215,599
Leon50,590
Levy13,418
Liberty1,486
Madison4,798
Manatee116,668
Marion129,359
Martin50,471
Monroe18,295
Nassau26,983
Okaloosa44,240
Okeechobee9,182
Orange209,262
Osceola69,251
Palm Beach352,777
Pasco145,749
Pinellas259,185
Polk173,218
Putnam21,053
St. Johns70,674
St. Lucie92,644
Santa Rosa40,363
Sarasota159,918
Seminole87,235
Sumter83,976
Suwannee12,004
Taylor5,251
Union2,408
Volusia163,706
Wakulla7,329
Walton18,603
Washington5,875
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Data Note(s)


Data Source: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

  • This is secondary, quantitative data.
  • Numbers may not add to totals because of rounding.
  • Chart will display if there are at least three years of data.
  • Multi-year counts are a sum of the selected years, not an average.
  • Quartiles are calculated when data are available for at least 51 counties.