2016 Medicare A and B Deductibles and Costs?

Oct 6, 2015

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  1. j10
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    I feel like I'm taking crazy pills but have the changes for 2016 original Medicare A and B been released yet? I checked the Medicare and You booklet and they don't specify deductibles and I've been on Medicare.gov for 45 minutes looking. Any help?:1baffled:
     
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    Nothing announced yet; should happen this month.
     
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    Thanks. I just feel bad for people turning 65 in January and they don't even have how it's going to work available to them, then. haha
     
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    It's never out this early. I thought I remember finding out one year in mid November
     
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    Yikes! At least I don't have to feel silly not knowing until then, now. Appreciate it.
     
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    I am waiting myself, I have a nice article I am working on for the changes and as soon as they come out...(click publish)
     
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    There is all kinds of chaos going on with the Part B premium since there is no Social Security COLA.

    I am thinking late this month we should know something...
     
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    I sat with a client yesterday as she signed up online for Medicare/Social Security benefits. She was going to do it for 1/1/16, but with the possibility of those "not drawing Social Security" seeing a 50% Part B premium increase for 2016, I discussed with her she could consider starting it in the month she turns 65, 12/1/15. She would already be drawing Social Security in 2015, which would hopefully avoid the increase, if passed. She decided that was best.
     
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    What was the reasoning behind even thinking about not signing up for a 12/1/15 effective in the 1st place?
     
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    Not really chaos. It does look like there will be no cola increase so there can't be an increase in the part B premium for those already on Medicare.

    They might increase it for the people new to medicare?
     
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