Medicare Changes for 2017

John GarnerCompliance, Resources

Every year Medicare deductibles and co-payments are adjusted to reflect inflation.  Changes for 2017 are:

  1. The Part A hospital deductible is increasing from $1,288 to $1,316.
  2. Hospital co-payments for the 61st through 90th days are increasing from $322 to $329.
  3. Lifetime reserve days co-payments are increasing from $644 to $658.
  4. Skilled nursing facility co-payments for the 21st through 100th days are increasing from $161 to $164.
  5. The Part B annual deductible is increasing from $166 to $183.
  6. The Part D annual deductible is increasing from $360 to $400.
  7. The Part D annual out-of-pocket limit is increasing from $4,850 to $4,950.

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