Consumer Coverage Blog
September 28th, 2009

In an overwhelming response the House voted to stop health insurance premium increases in Medicare part B which insures Doctor visits, from being implemented next year. The bill now is forwarded to the Senate where the finance committee is projected to review and pass it soon although no hearing have been scheduled at this time. According to lawmakers older citizens should not have to pay higher Medicare premiums because they are expected to receive a cost of living raise from Social Security. Most seniors have their Medicare premiums automatically drafted from their Social security payments. What do you think about this bill to increase Medicare insurance premiums?