2017 Social Security & Medicare Facts

  • ID: 4472276
  • Book
  • Region: United States
  • 500 Pages
  • ALM Media, LLC
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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.
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Joseph F. Stenken
Michael D. Thomas
Marc Kiner
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