November 15, 2021
  • The CMS released a notice announcing that monthly premiums that cover physician and outpatient care for Medicare patients will increase by 15 percent next year. Standard Medicare Part B premiums will be $170.10 per month next year, up from $148.50 per month this year. That equals an extra $259.20 in extra costs over the course of the year, just in premiums. The Part B deductible also is increasing 15 percent, from $203 to $233. (Press release here; Notice here; Articles here, here, here, and here)