We increased the Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) amount for individuals with disabilities, other than blindness, from$1,040 to $1,070 for 2014.
We increased the SGA amount for individuals who are blind from $1,740 to $1,800 for 2014.
The monthly earnings amount that we use to determine if a month counts for the Trial Work Period month is $770 per month in 2014.
We increased the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Federal Benefit Rates (FBR) from $710 to $721 per month for an eligible individual and from $1,066 to $1,082 per month for an eligible couple for 2014.
For 2014, the amount of earnings that will have no effect on eligibility or benefits for SSI beneficiaries who are students has increased from $6,960 to $7,060 a year. The amount of earnings that we can exclude each month, until we have excluded the maximum for the year, has increased from $1,730 to $1,750 a month.For 2014, the monthly Medicare Part A Hospital Insurance Base Premium is $426 and the 45 percent Reduced Premium is $234. The Part B Supplemental Medical Insurance monthly Base Premium is $104.90, the same as it was in 2013.