2013 Medicare Part A Deductible

The following chart reflects updated Medicare Part A rates effective January 1st, 2013. As you know, Medicare Part A premiums and deductibles fluctuate from year to year, so it’s important to be aware of any Medicare rate changes that can hit your pocketbook.

It’s also important to keep up on any other changes in Medicare that may take place from year to year. For the latest Medicare information, check out the 2013 edition of Medicare & You, the US government’s official Medicare handbook.  Medicare & You is a comprehensive, up-to-date guide to Medicare services and a valuable resource to help you understand all that Medicare has to offer.

2013 Medicare Part A
Part A is Hospital Insurnace and covers costs associated with confinement in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.
Benefit Period Medicare Covers You Pay
1-60 days Most confinement costs after the required Medicare Deductible $1,156 DEDUCTIBLE
61-90 days All eligible expenses, after the patient pays a per-day co-payment. $289PER-DAY COPAYMENTAs much as: $8,670*
91-150 days All eligible expenses, after patient pays a per-day co-payment.
(These are Lifetime Reserve Days which may never be used again.)
$578PER-DAY COPAYMENTAs much as: $34,680*
At least 3 days and enter a Medicare approved skilled nursing facility All eligible expenses for the first 20 days; then all eligible expenses for days 21-100, after patient pays a per-day co-payment After 20 days $144.50PER-DAY COPAYMENTAs much as: $11,560
Blood or Plasma All eligible expenses after first 3-pints About $250.00 per pint over $750.00
{2013 Medicare Part A Deductible} ©2012 MedicareMall.com™
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