Medicare Changes for 2016

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Every year Medicare deductibles and co-payments are adjusted to reflect inflation. Changes for 2016 are:

  1. The Part A hospital deductible is increasing from $1,260 to $1,288.
  2. Hospital co-payments for the 61st through 90th days are increasing from $315 to $322.
  3. Lifetime reserve days co-payments are increasing from $630 to $644.
  4. Skilled nursing facility co-payments for the 21st through 100th days are increasing from $157.50 to $161.
  5. The Part B annual deductible is increasing from $147 to $166.
  6. The Part D annual deductible is increasing from $310 to $320.
  7. The Part D annual out-of-pocket limit is increasing from $4,550 to $4,700.

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