2012 Medicare Premiums and Coinsurance

Part A Premiums

  • 2011- free with 40 quarters of work
  • 30-39 quarters $248.00 per month
  • 30 and below $450.00 per month

Part A Deductibles and coinsurance rates

Hospital stay

  • 2011 $1132 for first 60 days of hospital Stay
  • 2011 $283 per day for days 61 - 90
  • 2011 $566 per day for days 91 - 150
  • Patient pays all cost past 150 days.

Skilled Nursing

  • Patient pays $141.50 per day for days 21-100 for each service period.

Part B Premiums

  • For those enrolled in 2009 $96.40
  • Enrolled 2010 $110.50
  • Enrolled 2011 (income below $85,000 single, $170,000 couple) $115.40
  • Enrolled 2011 (income $85,001-$107,000 single, $170,001- $214,000) $161.50
  • Enrolled 2011 (income $107,001-$160,000 single, $214,001-$320,000) $230.70
  • Enrolled 2011 (income $160,001-$214,000 single, $320,001-$428,000) $299.90
  • Enrolled 2011 (income above $214,001 single, above $428,000) $369.10

Part B Coinsurance and Deductible rates

  • 2011 deductible $162.00 per year plus 20% of all Medicare approved services after that.

Part C Premiums

  • 2011 national average monthly bid amount about $87.05
  • 2012 national average monthly bid amount about $84.50

Part D premiums

  • 2011 base beneficiary premium of about $32.34 per month.
  • 2012 projected base beneficiary premium of about $31.08 per month.

Rates and statistics published in medicare.gov and Center for Medicare and Medicaid services.gov websites. For more information see both sources