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Monday, October 23, 2017   10:52 PM    |   69°F

LSU Health Sciences Center Human Development Center

411 S. Prieur New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 556-7585 | Fax:(504) 556-7574


COLA Changes 2017

a. Student Earned Income Exclusion: 2017 Change - $1,790.00 monthly and $7,200.00 annually.

b. Medicare for People Who Work: 2017 Change - Part A premium can cost up to $428.00 per month for those without 40 quarters of coverage.  Part B premium will cost $109 per month for up to 70% of Medicare recipients and $134 per month for newly enrolled recipients in 2017.

c. Trial Work Period (TWP): The 2017 TWP amount is $840.00 per month.

d. Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA): The 2017 SGA for non-blind individuals is $1,170.00 or more per month and $1,950.00 per month for visually impaired persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI).

For a complete explanation go to SSA Online and view the Redbook section or contact your local LABPS Benefits Planner 1-(855)-886-5123.



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