Medicare has projected that premiums for one group may rise more than 20 percent in 2017. (Photo: AP)

Most seniors won’t see the monthly premiums they pay for Medicare jump in 2017.

Because inflation has been low, seniors are not slated for a major cost-of-living adjustment in Social Security benefits. And federal law prohibits Medicare from raising its premiums above the rate of the increase in Social Security benefits under the “hold harmless” provision.

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