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Medicare is no costing $134/month. The stated reason for the
Medicare is no costing $134/month. The stated reason for the increase is because I did not have Medicare as of November 17, 2017... except I did. Due to a snafu on the part of NC State Retirement Plan… read more
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I am 66, but have not claimed SS yet as I work for Rochester
I am 66, but have not claimed SS yet as I work for Rochester General Hospital, and have a good Benefits package. But doctor office visits are becoming a bit hard to pay for. Is there part of SS that w… read more
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Why does my wife have $125.00 deducted monthly for medical
why does my wife have $125.00 deducted monthly for medical insurance while I have $134.00 deducted monthly … read more
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My question is regarding the $134.00 deducted from my social
My question is regarding the $134.00 deducted from my social security check. This is quite an increase for me. There was an article in the AARP newspaper that described the rules in paying Part B stat… read more
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According to AARP if you are on medicare BUT not getting
According to AARP if you are on medicare BUT not getting social security benefits your monthly premium for part B would be $134.00 monthly. … 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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AARP newsletter for Dec. 2017 states that if you are on
AARP newsletter for Dec. 2017 states that if you are on Medicare (which I am) and collecting SS (which I am) my premium would likely be $109 per month for 2018 because of a law that prevents Medicare … read more
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I believe I should have received a letter from SSA regarding
I believe I should have received a letter from SSA regarding the amount I will be paying for Standard Medicare Part B for the year 2018. I have not received it yet, has it been sent out? … read more
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AARP bulletin states that if you are on Medicare and
AARP bulletin states that if you are on Medicare and collecting social security (which pays your Part B premiums) you will likely pay $109.00 per month because of a law that prevents Medicare premiums… 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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I RECEIVED 2018 STATEMENT and my increase is $4.00. I read
I RECEIVED 2018 STATEMENT and my increase is $4.00. I read in AARP bulletin that if you are on Medicare and collecting social Security , you'll likely pay $109 a month for 2018 because of a law that p… read more
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Received $35.00 raise in s.s. this year. Medicare went up
received $35.00 raise in s.s. this year. Medicare went up from 109.00 to $134.00 taking $25.00 of my SS raise.. is this legal...according to AARP there is a law preventing Medicare premiums from cutti… read more
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L Coppo. I have a question on the amount, $134, deducted
I have a question on the amount, $134, deducted formedicare medical insurance. According to AArp report I read it states "if you are on medicare and not getting social security then the premium is $134 however if you are getting social security then the premium is $109 why am I at $134 when I fall into the $109 category … read more
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I am in receipt of Form SSA-4926-SM (2018) and I believe the
I am in receipt of Form SSA-4926-SM (2018) and I believe the amount of $134.00 shown for my Medicare medical insurance is incorrect. The amount being withheld monthly for the current year (2017) is $1… read more
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Lane
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When might I expect the Medicare deduction part of my
When might I expect the Medicare deduction part of my benefit check to be available? … 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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