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2018 Social Security & Medicare Facts

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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 2018 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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2018 Social Security & Medicare Facts

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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 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Edition:
 » Dozens of new case studies illustrate real-life scenarios of how maximization of benefits strategies can be applied
 » Continuing explanation of the 2015 Bi Partisan Budget Act, which eliminated “File and Suspend” and “Restricted
    Application” techniques
 » More content on the Windfall Elimination Provisions to the Social Security Act
 » Additional information regarding Delayed Retirement Credits, Self-Employment Insurance, and the Government
    Offset Provision
 » Expanded coverage of disability benefits
 » The effect of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act
 » The effect of planning on “Excess Earnings” for Social Security recipients
 » 2018-adjusted numbers for Social Security and COLA increases
 » Expanded coverage of Railroad Retirement benefits
 » Expanded coverage of benefits for federal government employees

Authored by retirement planning and estate planning experts, 2018 Social Security & Medicare Facts is the practical, comprehensive reference you can rely on.

 ISBN
9781945424809
 Page Count
500
 Publication Date
Dec 12, 2017
 Author
Michael D. Thomas, J.D., Marc Kiner, CPA, NSSA®, and Jim Blair, NSSA®
 Edition
2018