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2017 Social Security & Medicare Facts

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Quick Overview

The constantly changing regulatory and legislative environment, coupled with millions of Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, means that retirement planning needs have increased dramatically and retirement planning has become even more complex.  And Social Security and Medicare are important components of a retirement plan. 

The greatly enhanced 2017 Social Security & Medicare Facts will help you easily facilitate many important retirement planning decisions for your clients and guide them to the appropriate retirement strategies.

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2017 Social Security & Medicare Facts

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The greatly enhanced 2017 Social Security & Medicare Facts will help you easily facilitate many important retirement planning decisions for your clients and guide them to the appropriate retirement strategies.

This essential resource delivers completely up-to-date answers to over 500 Social Security & Medicare questions — all in a convenient Q & A format, fully indexed and filled with time-saving charts and tables:

The 2017 Edition includes updated coverage of:
Retirement & disability benefits

Filing for benefits

Loss of Social Security benefits due to “excess” retirement earnings

Social Security taxes

Railroad retirement

Benefits for federal government employees

Medicare Part A, Hospital Insurance

Medicare Part B, Medical Insurance

Medicare Part C, Medicare Advantage

Medicare Part D, Prescription Drug Insurance

Medigap insurance

Medicaid

How to submit Medicare claims as well as filing appeals

Social Security coverage

Benefit computation

Taxation of Social Security benefits

Wages & self-employment income

Benefits for service members & veterans

Highlights of the 2017 Edition:

Incorporation of changes from the 2015 Bi-Partisan Budget Act implementing sweeping changes to the ability of individuals to utilize “file and suspend” and “restricted application” procedures

Complete rewriting and updating of Questions and Answers explaining ability to maximize Social Security benefits

Additional information and updating of sections regarding Reduction of Benefits and Loss of Benefits due to Excess Earnings

Expanded coverage of Wages

Expanded coverage of Self-Employment Income

Additional materials added in Service Members and Veterans section

New materials added addressing Social Security coverage of Local and State Employees

Expanded coverage of definitions of “Fully Insured” and “Currently Insured”

Additional information provided regarding filing for benefits

Addition of information regarding ability of U.S. citizens living overseas to collect Social Security benefits

Twenty-four brand-new and up-to-date Case Studies illustrating real-life scenarios of how maximization of benefits strategies can be applied

 ISBN
9781945424182
 Page Count
500
 Publication Date
Dec 15, 2016
 Author
Joseph F. Stenken, J.D., CLU®, ChFC®, Michael D. Thomas, J.D., Marc Kiner, CPA, NSSA®, and Jim Blair, NSSA®
 Edition
2017