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Wealthier retirees will see more substantial increases to Part B premiums, which are based off retirees’ income. About 5 percent of Part B enrollees are affected by income-related monthly adjustment amounts, which can be seen below. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Premiums and deductibles on Medicare plans will see only nominal increases for most beneficiaries in 2019, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.

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