If you are disabled and rely on Medicare, prices for 2014 have been announced

On Oct. 28, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare premium and cost-sharing amounts for 2014.

The monthly Part B premium is $104.90, same as in 2013. The Part B deductible remains unchanged at $147. 

2014 Medicare Premiums, Deductibles, and Cost-Sharing Amounts

Updated November 2013

 Part A (Hospital Insurance)

Beneficiary pays:

Hospital Deductible

$1,216/benefit period

Hospital Copayment

$304/day for days 61-90

$608/day for days 91-150

Skilled Nursing Facility Copayment

$152/day for days 21-100

Part A Premiums*

$426/month for those with fewer than 30 quarters of Medicare-covered employment

$234/month for those with 30-39 quarters of Medicare-covered employment

Part B (Medical Insurance)

Beneficiary pays:

Annual Deductible


Part B Premium for those with incomes below $85,000 if single, $170,000 if married**


Most Part B covered services, including doctors’ visits, outpatient therapy, durable medical equipment, and outpatient mental health services***:

20% of amount Medicare approves