Medicare part A & part B - Deductibel and coin 2016 - Announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the 2016 deductibles, coinsurance, and premium rates for beneficiaries covered through the Medicare fee for service program. The 2016 deductible, coinsurance and base premium rates are:

2016 Part A - Hospital insurance

Deductible: $1,288.00

• $322 a day for 61st-90th day
• $644 a day for 91st-150th day (lifetime reserve days)
• $161 a day for 21st-100th day (skilled nursing facility coinsurance)

2016 Part B - Supplementary medical insurance (SMI)

Under Part B of the Medicare supplementary medical insurance (SMI) program, enrollees are subject to a monthly premium. Most SMI services are subject to an annual deductible and coinsurance (percent of costs that the enrollee must pay), which are set by statute.

Deductible: $166 a year
Coinsurance: 20 percent

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