Channel Sponsor - Coding/Billing/Collections

Sponsored by National Medical Billing Services | info@nationalASCbilling.com | (636) 273-6711

Medicare outpatient premiums increasing

Monthly premiums for Medicare Part B coverage for outpatient care will increase to $148.50 in 2021, an increase of $3.90, according to a CMS announcement Nov. 6.

CMS said the increased rate was "equal to 50 percent of the actuarial rate for aged enrollees plus the $3 repayment amount required under current law."

Deductibles will also increase in 2021, rising from $198 to $203.

The announcement will be published in the Federal Register Nov. 12, and is available online here.

More articles on healthcare:
10 recent ASC leadership moves
Virginia ASC takes infection prevention to new level — 3 insights
Surgery Partners goes all-in on cardiology — 5 quotes on its quarterly performance

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2021. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Featured Webinars

Featured Whitepapers