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My husband was getting 1700.00 dollars a month. This month it changed to 1445.00, and we don't know why. His social security number is *********. Thank you.
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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 2 years ago
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Please be aware that information you posted is available for general public - do not post any personal information or information you want to consider as private.

There might be several reasons - I just will mention some possibilities.

- an increase in income can result in higher Medicare Part B premiums 2 years after that year- premiums for Medicare Part D (drugs plan) are also based on income and may rise.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 2 years ago

- There are five Medicare premium brackets - see here

https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10536.pdf

If you had a major life-changing event and your income has gone down, you may use this form to request a reduction in your income-related monthly adjustment amount.

https://www.ssa.gov/forms/ssa-44.pdf

Prepare this application and mail it to the SSA.

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