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The American Medical Association (AMA) recently reduced the number of states in liability “crisis” to 17 by the end of 2007, down from 21 in 2006, while upgrading Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and West Virginia to a more “moderate” liability environment.  

Before passing various tort reforms of the past few years, those states had been listed as being in “crisis” because unaffordable insurance premiums were forcing physicians to retire early, give up high-risk procedures or leave the state. 

Still, pundits caution that some legislative changes have yet to take hold, and other states face legal threats, preventing significant decreases in premiums. 

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Green DollarsCMS annually updates Medicare Beneficiary premiums, deductibles and co-payments, using formula driven adjustments set by statute.

As a reminder, Medicare Part A pays for inpatient hospital, skilled nursing facility and some home health care and Part B refers to outpatient expenses and pays doctors. About 99 percent of Medicare beneficiaries do not pay a premium for Part A services, since they have at least 40 quarters for Medicare-covered employment. 

The Part A deductible is the beneficiary’s only cost sharing for up to 60 days of Medicare-covered inpatient hospital care, but additional cost sharing applies after 60 days.

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2008 Premium and Deductible Levels* 

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  • Part A Annual Deductible: $1,024.00 Part B Annual Deductible: $135.00

And now for 2010

Due to the lack of a cost of living increase for 2010 in Social Security benefits, 75% of all Medicare beneficiaries were already exempt from any Part B premium increase in 2010. Currently, single earners above $85,000 and couples above $170,000 are not exempt and would likely be seeing a larger than normal increase to help off-set the lack of increases from the rest of the beneficiaries. This may change.

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Now, by statute, the standard Medicare Part B premium must be sufficient to cover 25 percent of the program’s costs, with Medicare bearing the remaining 75 percent. 

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