How much does Medicare cost the government?

Answer The cost of Medicare varies depending on how many people are in the program. In 2009, there were over 45 million Americans on Medicare, which cost the U.S. government approximately $480 billion.Sou... Read More »

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What does Medicare Part B cost?

Medicare Part B costs include a monthly premium, an annual deductible, plus co-insurance and co-payments for services. These prices change annually and are determined by Medicare, so you should con... Read More »

What does Medicare Part D cost?

While each Part D plan has different prices, Part D enrollees can expect to pay a monthly premium (the average national premium was $31.40 in 2010), an annual deductible (not to exceed $310) and co... Read More »

How much will an abortion cost if you are on Medicare?

If a woman is receiving an abortion as a result of a pregnancy due to rape or incest, or if the pregnancy threatens the woman's life, then Medicare will cover 80 percent of the procedure. The actua... Read More »

How much do U.S. government bonds cost at a bank?

Banks and other financial institutions sell savings bonds at half their face value. For example, you will pay $25 for a $50 bond but it's not worth its face value until it has matured. Bonds can be... Read More »