In 2013 you will see a few changes to traditional Medicare. Specifically, Medicare Parts A and B deductible and premium rates will increase. See below for complete details.

Medicare Part A 2013 Changes:

• Hospital deductible is now $1,184
• Hospital coinsurance for days 61 through 90 is now $296
• Days 90+ (lifetime reserve days) coinsurance is now $592
• Skilled nursing co-insurance for days 21 through 100 will be $148

Medicare Part B 2013 Changes:

• Part B Deductible for 2013 is now $147
• Standard monthly premium rate for 2013 is now $104.90

Those making over $85,000 single or $170,000 joint will see a 5% increase in their monthly part B premium. If you are interested in reducing these additional cost, you will want to consider a Medicare Supplemental plan. To get a Medigap quick quote, click on the quote button on the right side of this page.

As you may have noticed, this article is outdated. To check out the same information but updated see our article on Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles.

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