Changes to Medicare in 2018
Updated: May 22, 2019
With the start of the new year, we wanted to pass along some good news regarding changes to Medicare in 2018. Usually you can expect to see a small increase in your Medicare Part B premium and deductible each year, however, the Part B premium and deductible will remain the same in 2018.
Here's a breakdown of the Part B premium for 2018, which is based on income:
$134/month: less than $85,001 (single)/less than $170,001 (married)
$187.50/month: $85,001-$107,000 (single)/$170,001-$214,000 (married)
$267.90/month: $107,001-$133,500 (single)/$214,001-$267,000 (married)
$348.30/month: $133,501-$160,000 (single)/$267,001-$320,000 (married)
$428.60/month: more than $160,000 (single)/more than $320,000 (married)
One Medicare Supplement plan had a slight adjustment in 2018. The High Deductible Plan F had a slight increase in its deductible from $2,200 in 2017 to $2,240 in 2018.