Yes, the costs associated with Part A are different this year.

Remember, Medicare Part A covers inpatient hospital services, skilled nursing facility services, home health care, and hospice. Look through your 2019 Medicare & You handbook to review services covered under Part A.

The following chart shows costs last year compared to this year.

Original Medicare Part A Costs: 2018 vs. 2019

Original Medicare Part A Costs: 2018 vs. 2019
20182019
Part A premium$0/month if you’ve worked more than 10 years$0/month if you’ve worked more than 10 years
$232/month if you’ve worked between 7.5 and 10 years$240/month if you’ve worked between 7.5 and 10 years
$422/month if you’ve worked fewer than 30 quarters (7.5 years)$437/month if you’ve worked fewer than 30 quarters (7.5 years)
Hospital deductible$1,340 each benefit period$1,364 each benefit period
Hospital coinsurance$0/day for days 1 – 60 once you’ve met your deductible$0/day for days 1 – 60 once you’ve met your deductible
$335/day for days 61 – 90 of each benefit period$341/day for days 61 -90 of each benefit period
$670/day for days 91 – 150 (non-renewable lifetime reserve days)$682/day for days 91- 150 (non-renewable lifetime reserve days)
Skilled nursing facility coinsurance$0/day for days 1 – 20 each benefit period (after a minimum 3-day inpatient hospital stay)$0/day for days 1-20 of each benefit period (after a minimum 3-day inpatient hospital stay)
$167.50/day for days 21 – 100 each benefit period$170.50/day for days 21 – 100 of each benefit period.

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