Gupta Law Firm
Planning Ahead for Peace of Mind

Blogging Ahead

By: Sipi Gupta | June 10, 2019

There are many federal government benefit programs available to individuals with disabilities. Programs are often referred to by confusing acronyms (LIHEAP, SNAP, QMB, to name just a few) and some programs are very different but sound similar (for instance, Medicare and Medicaid or SSI and SSDI). Stop in each week for a spotlight on a different benefit program. Today, we take a look at MSP.

Medicare Savings Program

Benefit:  Medicaid programs to help low-income Medicare beneficiaries (QMB, SLMB, etc.)

Asset Limit: Yes

Income Limit:  Yes

Comments: Must be receiving SSDI, CDB, or 65+.  SNT may preserve eligibility if excess assets as with other Medicaid programs

 

Category: Public Benefits 

Tags: SSI SSDI, medicare, medicaid