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@GailL1 wrote: @mickstuder wrote:TRUMP EFFECT  More like medical inflation that has been with us for a long time for several reasons perhaps cost shifting being part of the problem. The President did try to hold down Part B cost by trying to change t...
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@GailL1 wrote:I posted the 2020 Social Security COLA a few weeks ago - 1.6%Now here is the other part of the puzzle.CMS News Release 11/08/2019 - 2020 Medicare Part B Premium and Deductibles Announced  The 2020 Part B premium is for most beneficiarie...
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@GailL1 wrote:@mickstuder wrote:Thanks Gail - but I'm still left wondering if after I calculate our AGI and MAGI - get the number - do I then get to reduce that final number by the Standard Deduction - we never Itemize - we just take the Standard Ded...
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@GailL1 wrote:Hi, mickstuder - hope you and the wife are having a great time. To figure MAGI:*AGI is the total ofWages, salaries, tips, etctaxable interestordinary dividendsTAXABLE amount of IRAs, Pensions, AnnuitiesTAXABLE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITSAn...
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@GailL1 wrote: @mickstuder wrote:TRUMP EFFECT  More like medical inflation that has been with us for a long time for several reasons perhaps cost shifting being part of the problem. The President did try to hold down Part B cost by trying to change t...
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@GailL1 wrote:I posted the 2020 Social Security COLA a few weeks ago - 1.6%Now here is the other part of the puzzle.CMS News Release 11/08/2019 - 2020 Medicare Part B Premium and Deductibles Announced  The 2020 Part B premium is for most beneficiarie...
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@GailL1 wrote:@mickstuder wrote:Thanks Gail - but I'm still left wondering if after I calculate our AGI and MAGI - get the number - do I then get to reduce that final number by the Standard Deduction - we never Itemize - we just take the Standard Ded...
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@GailL1 wrote:Hi, mickstuder - hope you and the wife are having a great time. To figure MAGI:*AGI is the total ofWages, salaries, tips, etctaxable interestordinary dividendsTAXABLE amount of IRAs, Pensions, AnnuitiesTAXABLE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITSAn...
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@GailL1 wrote: @mickstuder wrote:TRUMP EFFECT  More like medical inflation that has been with us for a long time for several reasons perhaps cost shifting being part of the problem. The President did try to hold down Part B cost by trying to change t...
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@GailL1 wrote:I posted the 2020 Social Security COLA a few weeks ago - 1.6%Now here is the other part of the puzzle.CMS News Release 11/08/2019 - 2020 Medicare Part B Premium and Deductibles Announced  The 2020 Part B premium is for most beneficiarie...
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@GailL1 wrote:@mickstuder wrote:Thanks Gail - but I'm still left wondering if after I calculate our AGI and MAGI - get the number - do I then get to reduce that final number by the Standard Deduction - we never Itemize - we just take the Standard Ded...
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@GailL1 wrote:Hi, mickstuder - hope you and the wife are having a great time. To figure MAGI:*AGI is the total ofWages, salaries, tips, etctaxable interestordinary dividendsTAXABLE amount of IRAs, Pensions, AnnuitiesTAXABLE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITSAn...
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