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Changes to Original Medicare Deductibles, Coinsurance and Out-of-Pocket Limits, Eff. January 1, 2019

Posted on October 18, 2018 at 10:45 AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 Original Medicare cost share amounts on October 12, 2018. 


Medicare Hospital Coverage (Part A) 

Part A Deductible* $1,364 a $24 Increase

Part A Coinsurance: *Inpatient Hospital Care (Days 61 thru 90) $341 per day a $6 Increase per day

Lifetime Reserve Coinsurance: *Inpatient Hospital Care (Days 91 thru 150) $682 per day a $12 Increase per day

Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Coinsurance: * (Days 21 thru 100) $170.50 per day a  $3 Increase per day

* Per benefit period (A benefit period begins on the first day you receive service as an inpatient in a hospital, and ends after you have been out of the hospital and have not received skilled care in any other facility for 60 days in a row.)


Medicare Medical Coverage (Part B) 

Part B Annual Deductible $185 a  $2 Increase

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