We increased the Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) amount for individuals with disabilities, other than blindness, from $1,010 to $1,040 for 2013

We increased the SGA amount for individuals who are blind from $1,690 to $1,740 for 2013.

The monthly earnings amount that we use to determine if a month counts for the Trial Work Period month is $750 per month in 2013.  

We increased the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Federal Benefit Rates (FBR) from $698 to $710 per month for an eligible individual and from $1,048 to $1,066 per month for an eligible couple for 2013

For 2013, the amount of earnings that will have no effect on eligibility or benefits for SSI beneficiaries who are students has increased from $6,840 to $6,960 a year. The amount of earnings that we can exclude each month, until we have excluded the maximum for the year, has increased from $1,700 to $1,730 a month.

For 2013, the monthly Medicare Part A Hospital Insurance Base Premium is $441 and the 45 percent Reduced Premium is $243.  The Part B Supplemental Medical Insurance monthly Base Premium is $104.90.