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HHS: Medicare Part B Costs to Drop in 2012
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Revising projections made earlier this year,the Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that most Medicare beneficiaries will pay lower premiums and deductibles under the 2012 Part B fee schedule. “After two years of no increases in Medicare Part B premiums, premiums for most beneficiaries will go up next year by just $3.50 a month, far less than the $10 a month increase that was forecast,” said HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.