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 QDWI.
Qualified Disabled Working Individual
Benefit: Medicaid benefit; pays Medicare Part A premiums Asset Limit: $4,000 single; $6,000 couple Income Limit: 200% of FPG ($4,249 single; $5,722 couple)