CMS Announces 2019 Medicare Parts A and B Premiums and Deductibles
Posted on Friday, October 12, 2018 7:10 PM
CMS has announced the 2019 premiums and deductibles for Medicare Parts A&B.
“CMS is committed to empowering beneficiaries with the information they need to make informed decisions about their healthcare,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “In addition to the information we recently released for Medicare Advantage, the program through which private plans provide Medicare benefits, today we are releasing information for fee-for-service Medicare, so enrollees understand their options for receiving Medicare benefits.”
The standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B will be $135.50 with an annual deductible of $185. The Medicare Part A inpatient deductible that beneficiaries will pay when admitted to the hospital is $1,364 in 2019. Medicare Advantage premiums will decrease in 2019 to $28.
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