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Old 03-17-2007, 07:48 AM   #1
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According to Fidelity medicare costs are $551 a month per person with an estimated 7% CPI.

This seems a bit high to me.
For those members on the forum that are collecting - does this seem accurate to you?
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Old 03-17-2007, 08:25 AM   #2
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That includes your MC premium, dental, drug supplement @ 1300, co-pay, supplemental, etc. In that context is sounds right. Hopefully much less during healthy years.
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yes, this seems reasonable as an average.
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Re: medicare costs

This list is a bit dated as the Medicare Part B Premium should be listed as $1122.00 a year or $93.50 a month. Also this rate is for the lowest paying level; it can be higher depending on income.

Also for 2008 they are already planning about a 17% increase in these premiums -- may even be more than the 2008 CPI increase for SS recipients.
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