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If you have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B), Medicare Part A only, you meet the Affordable Care Act requirement to have health insurance. However, if you are only enrolled in Medicare Part B, this does not satisfy Obamacare’s minimum essential coverage requirement. You may need to purchase a Medigap policy to supplement your coverage, or you may face a tax penalty. It will not be covered under obamacare and the cost will come out of your social security check although Medicaid may cover this. Per Medicare (SSA):
"The standard Part B premium amount in 2017 is $134 (or higher depending on your income). However, most people who get Social Security benefits pay less than this amount. This is because the Part B premium increased more than the cost-of-living increase for 2017 Social Security benefits. If you pay your Part B premium through your monthly Social Security benefit, you’ll pay less ($109 on average). Social Security will tell you the exact amount you'll pay for Part B in 2017. You'll pay the standard premium amount if:
See link: https://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/part-b-costs/part-b-costs.html
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