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Changes To Medicare In 2019

Changes to Medicare in 2019

Changes to Medicare can happen each year and it’s important to know what new Medicare provisions will take effect in 2019 so you will be prepared for the impact they’ll have on your benefits and budget. Outlined below are the changes to Medicare costs for Part A and Part B from 2018 to 2019:

  2018 2019
Part A: premium Most people don’t pay a monthly premium for Part A. If you buy Part A, you’ll pay up to $422 each month.

Most people don’t pay a monthly premium for Part A. If you buy Part A, you’ll pay up to $437 each month.

Part A: hospital deductible and coinsurance You pay:

·  $1,340 deductible (per benefit period)

·  Days 1-60: $0

·  Days 61-90: $335 per day

·  Days 91-150: $670 per day

·  Beyond 150 days: all costs

You pay:

·  $1,364 deductible (per benefit period)

·  Days 1-60: $0

·  Days 61-90: $341 per day

·  Days 91-150: $682 per day

·  Beyond 150 days: all costs

Part B: premium Most people pay $134 each month

Most people pay $135.50 each month

Part B: deductible and coinsurance $183 per year.

After your deductible is met, you typically pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for outpatient services.

$185 per year.

After your deductible is met, you typically pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for outpatient services.

Questions

For more information about Medicare changes in 2019, contact us at (352) 405 – 6433.

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