2016 Medicare Deductible and Premiums
CMS published a news release November 10, 2015, announcing Medicare premiums and deductibles for 2016.
The 2016 Medicare Part B deductible is $166, which is a $19 increase from 2015. This is the first increase since 2013.
With no Social Security cost of living increase in 2016, most Medicare beneficiaries will continue to pay premiums of $104.90 a month for Medicare Part B.
Medicare beneficiaries with taxable income greater than $85,000 for an individual or $170,000 for a couple pay higher Medicare Part B premiums.
Changes do exist for Part A and skilled nursing facility benefits. Additional details can be found at: https://www.cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2015-Press-releases-items/2015-11-10.html