HI 01001.278: Sample Notice- State or Local Government Retirement System Discontinues Paying the Premium Surcharge for Medicare Part B -- Beneficiary is in Direct Bill Status
Effective Dates: 01/15/2004 - Present
- TN 25 (01-04)
HI 01001.278 Sample Notice- State or Local Government Retirement System Discontinues Paying the Premium Surcharge for Medicare Part B -- Beneficiary is in Direct Bill Status Northeastern Program Service Center1 Jamaica Center PlazaJamaica, New York 11432-3898 Date: October 16, 1997 Claim Number: 000-00-0000 Tony Scott1212 Oak StreetAlexandria, VA ZIP
- Your State or local government retirement system will no longer pay your Medicare medical insurance late enrollment premium surcharge after MMYYYY. You must pay the premium surcharge beginning MMYYYY.
- What We Plan To Do
- We will send your first bill for the combined basic Medicare Part B premium and the premium surcharge within three months. The monthly premiums total $XX.XX. Each bill after that will be for a 3-month period. Please contact us if you do not receive the first bill within three months.
- If You Disagree With The Decision
- If you disagree with the change we have made to your monthly payment, you have the right to appeal. We will review your case again and consider any new facts you have. A person who did not make the first decision will decide your case.
- * You have 60 days to ask for an appeal.
- * The 60 days start the day after you receive this letter. We assume you got this letter 5 days after the date on it unless you show us that you did not get it within the 5-day period.
- * You must have a good reason if you wait more than 60 days to ask for an appeal.
- * You have to ask for an appeal in writing. We will ask you to sign a Form SSA-561-U2, called
- [ ] Request for Reconsideration.
- [ ] Contact one of our offices if you want help.
- If You Have Any Questions
- If you have any questions about the State or local government retirement system, please contact that office.
- If you have any questions about Medicare you may call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213, or call your local Social Security office at 1-912-264-6241. We can answer most questions over the phone. You can also write or visit any Social Security Office.
The office that serves your area is located at:District OfficeSuite 2206295 Edsall RoadAlexandria, VA 22312
- If you do call or visit an office, please have this letter with you. It will help us answer your questions. Also if you plan to visit an office, you may call ahead to make an appointment. This will help us serve you more quickly when you arrive at the office.
- Assistant Regional Commissioner,
- Processing Center Operations
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