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By: Sipi Gupta | June 24, 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 SLMB.

Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary

Benefit:  Medicaid benefit; pays Medicare Part B premiums

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

Income Limit:  120% of FPG ($1,269 single; $1,711 couple)