Effective January 2013, Social Security benefits and federal SSI payments
increased by 1.7 percent. The base level Medicare Part B Premium is
$104.90. The Medicare Part B Penalty Premium is identified in the 2013
Medicare Part B Surcharge Premiums chart on page 5 of this memo.
This Operations Memo:
- explains how BEACON will update clients with the 2013 Social Security/SSI COLA amounts and recalculate eligibility for the active cases containing the updated clients;
- explains which cases listed on the Clients With RSDI and/or SSI view require case manager action; and
- transmits procedures for case managers to update cases with discrepant 2013 Social Security/SSI COLA amounts.