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Higher-Income Individuals Pay More for Medicare

The Medicare program requires higher-income individuals to contribute more toward the cost of the program than the general population. Read the fact sheet to learn about the proportion of people with Medicare who are paying higher Part B and Part D premiums, how much this group is projected to grow over the next five years, and how much more these higher-income individuals pay as well as the Medicare tax rate for higher-income workers.

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