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Medicare Premiums Increase for Many Retirees in 2018

The standard Medicare Part B monthly premium will be $134 in 2018, the same amount as in 2017. But many retirees who have been paying less than the standard rate for the past several years will see a jump in their premiums. Here's a look at how much you can expect to pay for Medicare Part B premiums in 2018.

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U.S. government suspends enrollment in Cigna Medicare ...

U.S. government suspends enrollment in Cigna Medicare Advantage, drug plans

By Caroline Humer

January 22, 2016

By Caroline Humer

(Reuters) - The U.S. government has suspended new enrollment in Cigna Corp's Medicare Advantage health insurance and prescription drug plans, saying Cigna had "widespread and systemic failures" that prevented patients from accessing medical services. The government said...

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GAO takes on Medicare Advantage spending - Yahoo

A Congressional committee has taken aim at waste in the popular Medicare Advantage health insurance program for seniors, ordering an extensive audit of billing errors and overcharges by insurers -- mistakes estimated to cost taxpayers billions of dollars every year.

The Government Accountability Office, the watchdog arm of Congress, is conducting the probe at the request of the House Ways and...

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How Much Does Medicare Advantage Cost? -- eHealth ...

Average Premiums: In 2013, the average monthly premium for all available Medicare Advantage plans is $60.09, up from $57.56 in 2012 and $48.33 in 2011.

Average MOOP: In 2013, the average out-of-pocket maximum for a Medicare Advantage plan was $4,516, unchanged from the limit of $4,516 in 2012 and up from $4,376 in 2011.


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Social Security, Medicare Outlooks Worsen - Yahoo

Pressure to reform Social Security and Medicare intensified Monday with the release of key reports showing that the financial condition of both programs, particularly Social Security, continue to worsen.

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The nation's primary retirement program has moved three years closer to being unable to...

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