The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) announced pricing structures for 2014 this week.The premiums for Medicare Part B will remain the same in 2014 as they were in 2013, according to CMS.
CMS also announced that the Medicare Part A premium, which pays for inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facilities and some home health care services will decrease $15 in 2014 to $426.
However, the Medicare Part A deductible beneficiaries pay when admitted to the hospital will increase $32 to $1,216 from this year’s deductible.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will make changes to the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design (MA-VBID) mode.
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A study by the Center for Retirement Research has shown a decline in replacement rates for married couples.
The discussion continues over rising long-term care insurance rates as news reports highlight the plights of consumers and federal workers who face a ...
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The Social Security Administration may have to reduce services and furlough employees if appropriations bills from the House and Senate are successful...
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Virginia lawmakers are asking the Office of Personnel Management just why premiums in the federal long-term care insurance program are expected to zoo...