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The Wagner Law Group Description 

The Wagner Law Group, A Professional Corporation, is a nationally recognized ERISA & employee benefits, estate planning, employment, labor & human resources practice. 

 

Established in 1996, The Wagner Law Group has 23 attorneys engaged exclusively in employee benefits, estate planning and employment law. Seven of our attorneys are AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell as having very high to preeminent legal abilities and ethical standards. The firm is among the largest ERISA boutiques in the country. Our practice is national in scope, with clients in more than 40 states and several foreign countries.

 

 

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The Wagner Law Group

 

  Integrity | Excellence

  

Massachusetts Office 

Tel: (617) 357-5200 

Fax: (617) 357-5250 

99 Summer Street 

13th Floor

Boston, MA 02110


Florida Office 

Tel: (561) 293-3590
Fax: (561) 293-3591
7108 Fairway Drive
Suite 125
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

   

San Francisco Office

Tel: (415) 625-0002

Fax: (415) 358-8300

315 Montgomery Street

Suite 904

San Francisco, CA 94104

 

www.wagnerlawgroup.com

 

 

December 26, 2013

 

 State and Federal Law Alert

 

CMS Announces 2014 Medicare Part A Deductibles and Part B Premiums

 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced the Medicare Part A deductibles and Part B premiums for 2014. Medicare Part A covers inpatient hospital and hospice care, while Part B covers outpatient services such as doctors' visits.

 

The Part A deductible for inpatient hospital expenses will be $1,216 in 2014, a $32 increase over the prior year. For the 61st through 90th day of hospitalization, the per diem coinsurance cost will be $304, while hospital stays over 90 days will cost $608 per day. Daily coinsurance for the 21st to 100th day in a skilled nursing facility will cost $152 in 2014.

 

The standard Medicare Part B monthly premium for 2014 remains at $104.90. As required by the Medicare Modernization Act, single beneficiaries with incomes over $85,000 and married couples with incomes of over $170,000 will pay a higher Part B premium, based on a sliding scale.

 

 

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