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Medicare 2018 costs at a glance

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2018 Costs at a Glance
Part A premium Most people don't pay a monthly premium for Part A (sometimes called "premium-free Part A"). If you buy Part A, you'll pay up to $422 each month in 2018. If you paid Medicare taxes for less than 30 quarters, the standard Part A premium is $$422 in 2018. If you paid Medicare taxes for 30-39 quarters, the standard Part A premium is $232 in 2018.
Part A hospital hospital and inpatient deductible

 You pay: 

  • $1,340 deductible for each benefit period
  • Days 1-60: $0 coinsurance for each benefit period
  • Days 61-90: $335 coinsurance per day of each benefit period
  • Days 91 and beyond: $670 coinsurance per each "lifetime reserve day" after day 90 for each benefit period (up to 60 days over your lifetime)
  • Beyond lifetime reserve days: all costs
Part B premium Most people pay $134 each month (or higher depending on your income). However, most people who get Social Security benefits will pay less than this amount ($130 on average).
Part B deductible and coinsurance $183 per year. After your deductible is met, you typically pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for most doctor services (including most doctor services while you're a hospital inpatient), outpatient therapy, and durable medical equipment

Part C premium Part C monthly premium varies by plan
Part D premium The Part D monthly premium varies by plan (higher-income consumers may pay more)

 This information comes from www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs

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