Medicare Part B Premiums Not Increasing In 2014

October 29, 2013
 / 
Rick Gawenda
 / 

On October 28, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that premiums for Medicare Part B will remain flat in 2014 and the Medicare Part B deductible will remain $147.00 as it was in 2013. Premiums for Medicare Part B will remain at $104.90, the same as it was in 2013.

The Medicare Part A premium will decrease $15.00 in 2014 to $426.00. Part A pays for inpatient hospital care, skilled nursing facilities and some home care services; however, 99% of Medicare users do not pay premiums for Part A.

The Medicare Part A deductible that beneficiaries pay when admitted to the hospital will be $1,216 in 2014, an increase of $32 from this year’s $1,184 deductible.  The deductible covers beneficiaries’ costs for up to 60 days of Medicare-covered inpatient hospital care in a benefit period. Beneficiaries must pay $304 per day for days 61 through 90 in 2014, and $608 per day for hospital stays beyond the 90th day.

To read the complete release, click HERE.


All material posted on our website is the intellectual property of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc. and can’t be used, reproduced, or posted as your own material without the prior written approval of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting, Inc.

This article is not intended to and does not serve as legal advice or as consultative services, but is for general information purposes only.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

There are currently no comments.