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|Changes in 2013 Original Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B Premiums, Plus Changes in IRMAA|
|Publish On 2012-11-16 , 11:02 AM|
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the standard premium for Medicare Part B (coverage for specific doctors’ services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services) would increase by $5.00, bringing the monthly 2013 Medicare Part B prem ...
|The 2013 Medicare & You Handbook is now online and available for download|
|Publish On 2012-10-29 , 12:05 PM|
If you are a Medicare beneficiary, you should have already received a printed version of the 2013 Medicare & You Handbook prepared by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS or Medicare) sometime in early October.
Your printed version of the Medicare & You Handbook wi ...
|CMS Updates Medicare.gov Homepage|
|Publish On 2012-08-21 , 2:01 PM|
August 2012 Updates to Medicare.gov Homepage
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today the redesign of the Medicare.gov website. CMS noted that their new Medicare.gov homepage should allow users to directly find important content by adding links and search capab ...
|What does the letter after my Medicare number mean?|
|Publish On 2011-11-09 , 2:50 PM|
We have been getting more questions from people asking what the letters mean in their Medicare claim number. Here is an explaination and chart of the letter meaning provided by the Social Security Administration:
The Social Security number followed by one of these codes is often referred ...
|Changes in 2012 Original Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B Premiums & IRMAA|
|Publish On 2011-11-08 , 1:07 PM|
Social Security Benefits Increase and Medicare Part B Premiums Increase for Most People: This week, the Social Security Administration announced a 3.6% increase in 2012 Social Security benefits – which is great news for about 60 million people across the country (you can click here to read the ...
|Changes in 2012 Original Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B Premiums|
|Publish On 2011-10-28 , 7:48 AM|
Social Security Benefits Increase and Medicare Part B Premiums Increase for Most People:This week, the Social Security Administration announced a 3.6% increase in 2012 Social Security benefits – which is great news for about 60 million people across the country (you can click here to read the ...
|CMS Fact Sheet: Medicare Premiums and Deductibles for 2012|
|Publish On 2011-10-27 , 8:18 PM|
Medicare Part A:Medicare Part A premiums will be increasing by just $1 per month, and the deductible will increase by just $24. For Medicare Part A, which pays for inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility, and some home health care, about 99% of Medicare beneficiaries do not pay a [Med ...
|CMS News Release: Medicare Part B premiums for 2012 lower than projected|
|Publish On 2011-10-27 , 1:58 PM|
As expected from the recently announced 3.6 percent increase in Social Security benefits, Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B premiums will increase slightly for most people in 2012. Because of the low inflation rate over the past several years, Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B premiums hav ...
|CMS Press Release: More People With Medicare Receiving Free Preventative Care |
|Publish On 2011-06-21 , 11:33 AM|
New CMS campaign to educate seniors about new free preventive care provided by Affordable Care Act
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today released a new report showing that more than 5 million Americans with traditional Medicare – or nearly one in six people with Med ...
|MEDICARE Part A, B, C, & D PREMIUMS, DEDUCTIBLES FOR 2011|
|Publish On 2010-11-05 , 10:32 AM|
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has set the Medicare premiums, deductibles and coinsurance amounts to be paid by Medicare beneficiaries in 2011.
:: Click here for the 2012 changes in Original Medicare Part A, Medicare Part B Premiums & IRMAA
For Medicare Part A, which pays ...