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New Medicare Numbers for 2019 Announced

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services has announced new Medicare figures for 2019:

 

  • Part B Monthly Premium: $135.50

 

  • Part B Annual Deductible: $185.00

 

  • Part B  Monthly Premiums for High Earners ($85,000 or higher of annual taxable income, based on 2017 modified adjusted gross income:

Individuals, $85,000 to $107,000, and married couples, $170,000 to $214,000: $189.60 

Individuals, $107,000 to $133,500, and married couples, $214,000 to $267,000: $270.90 

Individuals, $133,500 to $160,000,  and married couples $267,000 to $320,000:  $352.20 

Individuals, $160,000  to $500,000, and couples $320,000 to $750,000: $433.40 

Individuals over $500,000, and couples over $750,000: $460.50

 

  • Part A Inpatient  Deductible: $1,364 

 

  • Co-Payments for Inpatient Hospital Stay:

Days 61-90: $341/day

Day 91 and greater: $682/day 

 

  • Skilled Nursing Co-Payments, Days 21- 100 (Medicare covers only up to 100 days of skilled nursing if it immediately follows a hospital stay): $170.50/day 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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