Examining the Medicare Part B Premium Increase: Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, Washington, DC, November 2, 1987, Volume 4
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Page 27 - Projected. /I Number of months of Trust Fund outlays that could be financed by end of year cash balance. /2 Ratio of assets less liabilities at the end of the year to total incurred expenditures for the following year. SOURCE: 1987 Annual Report of the Board of the Trustees of the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund.
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Page 17 - ... percent increase. While the Part B contingency policy bears on the year-to-year changes in the premium, it does not affect the total premiums paid by beneficiaries over a number of years. Decisions about whether and how much to draw down or build up the contingency fund in each year affect only the timing of the impact of increases in Part B costs. The important point is that the Part B premium in the years...
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