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There is an increase in Medicare that pretty much offsets the COLA increase that was given this year for many SSA recipients. This is probably why but yes,unlike last year, there was a COLA increase that should have increased your benefit but Medicare increases offset that increase. See SSA link: http://blog.ssa.gov/an-increase-in-social-security-benefits-in-2017/
"Information about Medicare changes for 2017, when announced, will be available at www.Medicare.gov. For some beneficiaries, their Social Security increase may be partially or completely offset by increases in Medicare premiums."
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