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A collection of frequently asked questions about Medicare – answered by the editors of healthinsurance.org™ and guest experts on Medicare issues.



How much does the average Medicare recipient pay out of pocket for medical expenses?

The average Medicare beneficiary paid $4,241 in 2006, which includes premiums, deductibles, copays, and those items not covered under the health plan.

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