2016 Medicare Part B Deductible

Medicare has announced that the Part B deductible for 2016 will increase to $166.00, an increase of $19.00 from 2015. This means that once a Medicare beneficiary has paid $166.00 for medical care covered by Medicare Part B, Medicare will begin to pay for services at 80% of their approved amount; some services are paid […]

2016 Medicare Part A Deductible

Medicare has announced the changes to the deductible and coinsurance for Medicare Part A. Medicare Part A covers facility type charges such as inpatient hospital stays and skilled care in a skilled nursing facility. The inpatient hospital deductible will increase to $1,288.00 in 2016, an increase of $28.00 from 2015. It is important to understand […]