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Medicare Figures At-a-Glance




2017 2018
Medicare monthly premium amounts

Part A (hospital insurance) premium

Individuals with 40 or more quarters of Medicare-covered employment
$0 $0
Individuals with less than 40 quarters of Medicare-covered employment who are not otherwise eligible for premium-free hospital insurance
Up to $413 Up to $422
Part B (medical insurance) premium per month (standard) $109 / $1341 $130 / $1341
Original Medicare plan deductible and coinsurance amounts

Part A (hospital insurance)

Deductible per benefit period
$1,316 $1,340
Coinsurance per day for 61st to 90th day of each benefit period
$329 $335
Coinsurance per day for 91st to 150th day for each lifetime reserve day (total of 60 lifetime reserve days--nonrenewable)
$658 $670
Skilled nursing facility coinsurance per day for 21st to 100th day of each benefit period
$164.50 $168.00
Part B (medical insurance) annual deductible

Individual pays 20 percent of the Medicare-approved amount for services after deductible is met
$183 $183

1 The standard Part B premium amount is $134 (or higher depending on your income). However, some people who get Social Security benefits will pay less than this amount ($109 on average in 2017; $130 on average in 2018).



Prepared by Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions, Inc, Copyright 2011