Last Modified: 12/11/2017 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B
Update to Medicare deductible, coinsurance, and premium rates for 2018
Effective date January 1, 2018
Implementation date: January 2, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2018 deductibles, coinsurance, and premium rates for beneficiaries covered through the Medicare fee for service program. The 2018 deductible, coinsurance and base premium rates are:
2018 Part A - Hospital insurance
• $335.00 a day for 61st-90th day
• $670.00 a day for 91st-150th day (lifetime reserve days)
• $167.50 a day for 21st-100th day (skilled nursing facility coinsurance)
2018 Part B - Supplementary medical insurance (SMI)
Under Part B of the Medicare supplementary medical insurance (SMI) program, enrollees are subject to a monthly premium. Most SMI services are subject to an annual deductible and coinsurance (percent of costs that the enrollee must pay), which are set by statute.
Deductible: $183.00 a year
Coinsurance: 20 percent
Details are available in MLN MattersŪ article MM10405 .
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