Basic Medicare Changes for 2013

Isn’t Medicare fun? Most of these changes are slight, but worth noting:
The Medicare Part B standard monthly premium will be $104.90 in 2013, compared to $99.90 in 2012.
Here are the changes to the Part A and B copays and hospital charges.

2013 Medicare Supplement
Feature 2012 Benefit 2013 Benefit
Part A Inpatient Hospital Deductible $1,156 $1,184
Hospital Coinsurance

  • 61-90 days
  • 91-150 days (lifetime reserve)

Skilled Nursing Facility Care Coinsurance

  • 21-100 days
$144.50  $148
Part B Physician’s Services and Supplies Deductible $140 $147

A good Medicare supplement plan will fill in these gaps and copay charges for you. “Plan F” is the most comprehensive and most popular option. AC Forrest works with several insurance companies that offer Medicare supplement plans in Georgia, South Carolina, and other states. For more info, you can read our Medicare 101 article here.
We invite you to contact us to learn more, ask questions, and/or get quotes on Medicare supplement plans.