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LSU Health Sciences Center Human Development Center

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

 

COLA Changes 2018

  1. Student Earned Income Exclusion: 2018 Change - $1,820 monthly and $7,350 annually.
  2. Medicare for People Who Work: 2018 Change - Part A premium can cost up to $428.00 per month for those without 40 quarters of coverage.  Part B premium will cost $128 per month for up to 70% of Medicare recipients and $134 per month for newly enrolled recipients in 2017.
  3. Trial Work Period (TWP): The 2018 TWP amount is $850.00 per month.
  4. Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA): The 2018 SGA for non-blind individuals is $1,180.00 or more per month and $1,970.00 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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