Category Archives: Medicare

Medicare Part B Premiums For Individuals Earning Above $85,000 & Couples Earning Above $170,000

twitter-follow screen_name=’socsctypotluck’] In 2003, Congress passed the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003. One of the provisions of this law was that, beginning in 2007, enrollees who have a “higher income” would pay a higher Medicare Part … Continue reading

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Medicare Open Season Through 12/07/11 — Medicare Enrollees Need To Consider Their Options

What Are The Different Parts Of Medicare And What Do They Cover? It is currently Open Enrollment season for Medicare. You may have seen this on the news or noticed a sudden increase in commercials about health insurance. Open enrollment … Continue reading

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DHHS Announces 2012 Medicare Part B Premium – It’s Smaller Than You Think!

The 2012 Medicare Part B Premium Amount The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced that Medicare Part B premiums in 2012 will be lower than previously projected. While the Medicare Trustees predicted monthly premiums would be $106.60, … Continue reading

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