Key clinical point: Part B premiums and deductibles will rise in 2020.
Major finding: Premiums will increase by $9.10 to $144.60, deductibles will increase by $13 to $198.
Study details: The CMS attributed the increases to rising spending on drugs administered in the physician’s office.
Disclosures: The CMS makes no disclosures in relation to the premium and deductible increases.
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