HI 01130.010 Retroactive Premium Collections and Refunds
A. Policy for Medicare Part B IRMAA (IRMAA-B)
SSA will follow current Medicare Part B procedures for the collection and refund of IRMAA-B premiums. IRMAA is a part of the beneficiary’s Part B premium. Consequently, overage and arrearage procedures follow Part B premium policies.
SSA determines retroactive Part B premiums need to be collected from the beneficiary
See HI 01001.020
SSA determines Part B premiums should be refunded to the beneficiary
See SM 00711.025
If a refund is due and the beneficiary has died
See HI 01001.325
C. Policy for Medicare prescription drug coverage IRMAA (IRMAA-D)
For information about how MADCAP withholds or refunds IRMAA-D arrearages or overages, see SM 00850.250C.6.