|Medicare Part B Costs|
|In 2018, you will pay|
|Monthly Premium||$134 1 if your annual income is below $85,000 ($170,000 for couples). If you are covered by hold harmless, on average you will pay $109.
People with high incomes have a higher Part B premium.
|Doctor and other medical services||20% if your provider accepts assignment2||Same|
|Outpatient hospital care||Coinsurance or copayment that can be no higher than the Part A hospital deductible ($1,340 in 2018)3||Same|
|Home health care||Nothing||Same|
|Clinical diagnostic lab services||Nothing||Same|
|Other diagnostic tests and x-rays4||20%||Same|
|Diabetes self-management supplies (glucose monitors, lancets, test strips)5||20%||Same|
|Durable medical equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, hospital beds)6||20%7||Same|
|Physical therapy services||20%||Same|
|Outpatient mental health services9||20%||Same|
|Annual Wellness Visit||Nothing|
|Preventive Care||You pay nothing for many preventive care services that are recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. There may be copays and deductibles for some preventive services.|
|1 $134/month for people with an annual income below $85,000 for individuals ($170,000 for couples who file a joint tax return).
2 Of Medicare-approved amount for providers who accept assignment. If your doctor does not accept assignment, federal law allows him or her to charge up to 15% above Medicare’s approved amount.
The above chart includes common services and items covered by Medicare. It is not a complete list.
Medicare does not cover all health care services.