Skip to main content
Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
I can vouch for that. I am 74 and my wife is 72 and our total costs for Medicare Part B, Part D and Medigap is +$8,000 for this year and I am not dealing with MAGI.

Yeah, the only reason I got hit with a step up in the premiums was because my wife inherited a small IRA from her 87-year old Dad at his death. We decided to just take it as a distribution in order to avoid the RMD issue until we reach 70. I didn't realize at the time that the distribution would take us above the income level for a higher Part B premium. We passed the mark by a mere $500...bummer, but things should revert to the base level next year.
Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.