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Medicare Part B 2021 reimbursements

New York Teacher

Medicare Part B 2021 reimbursements were distributed in mid-April 2022. Retirees who have direct deposit set up for their pensions should check their bank accounts for a deposit made on April 15, 2022. Retirees or eligible dependents of a retiree with Medicare Part B were reimbursed at the rate of $148.50 per month.

The New York City Office of Labor Relations is no longer reimbursing retirees for their Standard Medicare B premiums at the old monthly rate of $109. Instead, the reimbursement is made for the actual rate paid since 2020. There is no longer any need to request a differential reimbursement.

Please check the Retired Teachers Chapter section of the UFT website at for the most current information.