Medicare Cost Sharing Programs

Medicare Cost Sharing Programs help cover some of the costs of Medicare services for individuals who qualify for Part A Medicare.  There are 3 different kinds of Medicare Cost Sharing Programs.

1.  Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries Program (QMB) pays Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles, the 20% co-payment of Medicare approved amounts, and co-payments for Medicare-approved, skilled nursing home care.

How to Qualify:

2.  Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries (SLMB) pays the Part B Medicare premium only.

How to Qualify:

 

 

3.  Qualifying Individuals Program (QI-1) pays the Part B Medicare premium only.

How to Qualify: