Why do I have to pay so much for Medicare Part B Doctor Visits?
I worked hard for over 40 years and paid taxes for it!
Actual Costs of Part B Doctor Visits and Part D Prescriptions
Part B and Part D Standard Premiums
Monthly premiums for most people on Medicare equal 25 percent of average per capita Part B expenditures for Part B enrollees and 25.5 percent of average per capita Part D expenditures for drug plan enrollees. In 2019, the Part B standard monthly premium is $135.50, up from $134 in 2018; for Part D, the national average monthly premium for 2019 is $33.19, but actual monthly premiums for stand-alone Part D drug plans vary across plans and regions from a low of $10.40 to a high of $156. Read more at KFF.org