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Why are they basing my income and Medicare premium on my
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My name is***** and everyone I know got a social security raise this year but me. As I understand it all were to get a 21/2 percent raise, maybe 31/2 anyway I didn't... … read more
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I have 2 questions. My husband is 81 years old tomorrow and
I have 2 questions. My husband is 81 years old tomorrow and I am 83 years old so we have been on Social Security for some years. We both have a Drug plan (each different this year) and the cost is ded… read more
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Medical insurance has been 110.00 dollars for a time. It was
Medical insurance has been 110.00 dollars for a long time. It was increased to 134.00.this year. My 2% benefit was 31.00 dollars.My net increase is 7.00. Very unfair. Also my understanding medical ins… read more
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Why does my wife have $125.00 deducted monthly for medical
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Explain how the 2% increase for 2018 is calculated - from
Please explain how the 2% increase for 2018 is calculated - from the monthly amount before deductions, or from the bot***** *****ne after deductions. … read more
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I just received my new benefit form from SS indicating the
I just received my new benefit form from SS indicating the 2% increase. My concern is the deduction for Medicare medical insurance. It was raised from $109.00 to $134.00 per month. Just prior to recei… read more
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Will you explain the following statement from the AARP
will you explain the following statement from the AARP Newsletter regarding who will is subject to the 34.00 monthly increase in the Part B premium: "If you are on Medicare and collecting Social Secur… read more
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Re: My social security awards letter states $127. deduction
Re: My social security awards letter states $127. deduction for Medicare insurance where in a previous letter I was told it should remain at $109. for 2018. There's a law preventing Medicare premiums … read more
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They increase the social security amount why are they
they increase the social security amount why are they increasing me $. So the $134 for the medical part, so the increase was only a dollar … read more
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How is the cost for Medicare medical insurance determined.I
How is the cost for Medicare medical insurance determined.I just got my 2018 charge for $134.00 /month deducted from my Social Security check when when my wife and I only have our Social Security chec… read more
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I just received my social security benefits for 2018 and see
I just received my social security benefits for 2018 and see that $134.00 will be deducted for medicare medical insurance. I am 79 and have been on ss and medicare. My income is less than $50.00 annua… read more
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My wife's name is Jana Ripp and she was born on 2-11-1947.
My wife's name is***** and she was born on 2-11-1947. She received a notice advising what her social security benefit will be effective 01-17-2018.Her benefit did not change from what she has been rec… read more
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I am in receipt of Form SSA-4926-SM (2018) and I believe the
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I am on social security disability SSID. It is fairly small
I am on social security disability SSID. It is fairly small payment because I had just enough credit to qualify and earned little in the years prior to disability. However, I am on 9 month trial work … read more
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Is my 2018 social security benefit after deductions going to
Is my 2018 social security benefit after deductions going to be based on my2016 MAGI ? … read more
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I have two questions: first, is it a coincidence that my
I have two questions: first, is it a coincidence that my benefit increase of 0.3% for 2017 is identical to the increase in the deduction for medicare? … read more
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My benefit after 46 yrs. of working is $2500. approx. why is
my benefit after 46 yrs. of working is $2500. approx. why is this being reduce because I choose to keep working after the age of 66. total combine income of all sources in the household is $190,000 … read more
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