3 Changes to Medicare in 2017

3 Changes to Medicare in 2017

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Premiums and deductibles are heading higher in 2017. Here are the details you need to know.

Medicare provides healthcare coverage to tens of millions of Americans, making it one of the country’s most important social programs. With each passing year, the government makes a few tweaks to the way the program operates, making it critical for current and future recipients alike to keep up with what’s new.Here’s a look at three key changes happening to Medicare in 2017.Here’s a table that helps to summarize some of the changes:
File Individual Tax Return File Joint Tax Return File Married & Separate Tax Return Monthly Cost (2016) Monthly Cost (2017)
$85,000 or less $170,000 or less $85,000 or less $121.80 $134.00
above $85,000 up to $107,000 above $170,000 up to $214,000 Not applicable $170.50 $187.50
above $107,000 up to $160,000 above $214,000 up to $320,000 Not applicable $243.60 $267.90
above $160,000 up to $214,000 above $320,000 up to $428,000 above $85,000 and up to $129,000 $316.70 $348.30
above $214,000 above $428,000 above $129,000 $389.80 $428.60

DATA SOURCE: MEDICARE.GOV.

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