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If i have medicare already why am I being charge medicare…

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If i have medicare...

If i have medicare already why am I being charge medicare medical insurance on my social security check?

Accountant's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Texas

Accountant's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Tax
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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 5 months ago
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That is exactly because you are enrolled into Medicare - you pay premiums.

Medicare Part A is free for most retirees,

but Medicare Part B premiums are usually $134

These premiums are deducted from your social security checks.

Please verify.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
But I also have Part B already with with aarp medicare complete
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
No a simply explaination is alright
Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 5 months ago

That is correct - you do have Medicare Part B - and premiums which are deducted from your social security check - is for Medicare Part B.

As long as you are enrolled into Part B - you will have to pay premiums.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
If I am already paying for part b with my insurance company why am I also paying ss
Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 5 months ago

You would ONLY pay Medicare Part B premiums directly - if you do not receive social security benefits.

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Tax Professional: Lev, Tax Advisor replied 5 months ago

AS soon as you start your benefits - the SSA is required to deduct your premiums.

You should not get any bills for Medicare premiums after your social security benefits starts.

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