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By: Sipi Gupta | June 17, 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 QMB.

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (MSP)

Benefit:  Medicaid benefit; pays Medicare premiums, Medicare co-pays, and deductibles

Asset Limit: $7,730 single; $11,600 couple

Income Limit:  100% of FPG ($1,061 single; $1,430 couple)

Category: Public Benefits 

Tags: SSI SSDI, medicare, medicaid