Medicare Premiums

General Information

The table below shows the 2017 Medicare premiums effective January 1, 2017.

Medicare Part B premiums deducted from retirement allowances:

  • Are paid in advance
  • Reflect the annual change in premium costs

Medicare Premium can be Higher for Some

The Medicare Part B premium will be higher for individuals who:

  • Are assessed a Medicare Part B surcharge
  • Are assessed an Income Related Monthly Adjustment Amount (sometimes referred to as IRMAA)
Medicare Coverage 2017
Part B $134.00/month
Part A $413.00/month
Part A with
30 to 39 quarters

If you have questions about Medicare benefits or quarters, call 1-800-633-4227 or visit Medicare online.

To enroll in Medicare or for questions regarding a surcharge or an IRMAA, call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 or go to your local Social Security office.

Contact us if you have questions about the CalSTRS Medicare Premium Payment Program.