In general, Part A covers:
In general, Part B covers medical services and supplies that are medically necessary to treat your health condition such as:
You are eligible for premium-free Part A if you are age 65 or older and you or your spouse worked and paid Medicare taxes for at least 10 years.
If you (or your spouse) did not pay Medicare taxes while you worked, and you are age 65 or older and a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, you may be able to buy Part A.
Additionally, if you are under age 65, you can get Part A without having to pay premiums if:
Medicare Part B premiums may change from year to year, and the amount can vary depending on your situation. For many people, the premium is automatically deducted from their Social Security benefits.
The standard monthly Part B premium: $148.50 in 2021.
If your income exceeds a certain amount, your premium could be higher than the standard premium, as there are different premiums for different income levels.
See below for more details about the Medicare Part B premium.
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