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Medicare Costs 2018   The 2018 Medicare costs have finally been posted at www.medicare.gov.  So, what’s the damage? The standard Part B premium amount will stay at $134 (or higher depending on your income) in 2018. However, some people who get Social Security benefits will pay less than this amount ($109 on average in 2017; $130

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Attained Age vs. Issue Age vs. Community Rated I get this question from time to time. Apparently, several websites, YouTube videos, and forums have some information about this topic that is loosely worded. It seems to lead folks to the conclusion that an Issue Age rated policy is the best. Let’s break them down: Attained-Age

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CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design Date 2017-09-14 Title CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design Contact press@cms.hhs.gov CMS Reveals New Medicare Card Design Removing Social Security numbers strengthens fraud protections for about 58 million Americans En español Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gave the public its first look at the newly

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