Medicare Changes Part D

Posted on: February 27, 2017 by Chris Grimmond

Medicare usually makes some changes every year.  Medicare changes Part D without exception.  Medicare and the insurance companies make adjustments based upon drug costs and contracts with pharmaceutical companies.  Medicare is also gradually eliminating the dreaded gap in Part D coverage, better known as the “Donut Hole.” Medicare Changes Part D Deductible The change that […] Read More

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Medicare Changes Part B Deductible

Posted on: February 13, 2017 by Chris Grimmond

Medicare Changes Part B Deductible Medicare changes came out in December.  The Medicare changes Part B deductible was an increase.  The Medicare Part B deductible for 2016 was $166.  The 2017 Part B deductible is $183.  While the $17 increase is small in dollar terms, it was a 10% increase.  That’s big!  Part B Deductible What […] Read More

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Medicare Changes Part A Deductible

Posted on: February 6, 2017 by Chris Grimmond

Medicare Changes Part A Deductible Medicare changes for 2017 came out in December.  One of the changes was for Medicare Part A.  Part A is the hospital side of Medicare.  It does not cost anything because you paid the Medicare Part A premium during your working years.  It was part of your payroll taxes.  The […] Read More

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