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There was no increase in the cost of living during the past year based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published by the Department of Labor.
[The CPI is the Federal government’s official measure used to calculate cost of living increases.]
Social Security Benefit will stay the same in 2016!!!
For more information about Social Security please check out: www.socialsecurity.gov for more information about Social Security.
• Call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778) if you have questions. If you speak Spanish; press 7. For other languages, wait until we answer, and then ask for an interpreter.
• Contact your local Social Security office, or contact any United States embassy or consulate office when outside the United States.
For information about Medicare contact:
or call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
• If you do not sign up for Medicare Part B (medical insurance) when you are first eligible, or if you cancel Part B and then get it later, you may have to pay a late enrollment penalty for as long as you have Part B.
• For questions about Medicare coverage. Visit: www.Medicare.gov or call
1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) (TTY 1-877-486-2048).
• The Extra Help program may help pay the costs of a Medicare prescription drug plan for people with limited income and resources. Costs include premiums, deductibles, and co-payments. You can apply online at:www.socialsecurity.gov/extrahelp or call
Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).
• The Medicare Savings Programs may help pay the costs of Medicare hospital and medical insurance for people with limited income and resources. You can start the application process when you apply for Extra Help or you can contact your State or local medical assistance (Medicaid) office.