Medicare premiums to rise $5 a month

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 4:19 a.m.

Medicare premiums are going up $5 a month in 2013, the government said Friday. It’s less than expected, but still enough to eat up about one fourth of a typical retiree’s cost-of-living raise next year.


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