Part B requires a monthly premium which most people have deducted directly from their monthly Social Security check. Most people will pay the standard premium amount. Social Security will contact you if you have to pay more based on your income. If you don't sign up for Part B when you're first eligible, you may have to pay a late enrollment penalty.
In addition, there is a Part B annual deductible amount and other costs (such as copayments and coinsurance) that may apply.
Helps cover doctors' and other health care providers' services, outpatient care, durable medical equipment, and home health care.
Helps cover some preventative services to help maintain your health and to keep certain illnesses from getting worse.
Anyone who is eligible for Part A can enroll in Medicare medical insurance (Part B) by paying a monthly premium.