The Medicare Part A deductible for inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility and home healthcare services will increase by $44 in CY 2015 to $1,260. The monthly Part A will decrease by $19.
Medicare part B monthly premiums and deductibles will remain as is. CMS announced the CY 2015 rates last week. Click here to see them.
Daily Medicare coinsurance amounts will be $315 for days 61-90 of hospitalization in a benefit period, $630 for lifetime reserve days and $157.50 for days 21-100 of extended care services in a skilled nursing facility in a benefit period.
The Part A premium will decline by $19 in CY 2015, to $407.
The base Part B monthly premium and annual deductible for physician and hospital outpatient services, certain home healthcare services, durable medical equipment and other items will be unchanged for CY 2015 at $104.90 and $147. The base Part B premium is adjusted upward for higher income beneficiaries.
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