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New Medicare Premium and Deductible Charges for 2007

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the new Medicare premiums and deductibles. As previously reported Medicare Part B premiums are increasing by 13.2 percent. CMS claims the increase is due to increased use of Part B services.

Here are all the new Medicare figures:

  • Part B premium: $93.50/month (was $88.50)
  • Part B deductible: $131 (was $124)
  • Part A deductible: $992 (was $952)
  • Co-payment for hospital stay days 61-90: $248/day (was $238)
  • Co-payment for hospital stay days 91 and beyond: $496/day (was $476) (Lifetime reserve days)
  • Skilled nursing facility co-payment, days 21-100: $124/day (was $119)

For more information about the changes in Medicare premiums from Medicare Click Here.

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