Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: INCREASE IN RESOURCE LIMITS FOR QUALIFIED MEDICARE BENEFICIARY (QMB), SPECIFIED LOW INCOME MEDICARE BENEFICIARY (SLMB), AND QUALIFYING INDIVIDUALS (QI-1 OR SLMB2) PROGRAMS
Effective January 1, 2022, the QMB, SLMB, and SLMB2 resource limits increased. For a single individual, the resource limit increased from $7,970 to $8,400. For a married couple, the resource limit increased from $11,960 to $12,600. Resource maximums have been updated in the eligibility system. There is no change in policy regarding how to determine available resources.
The following have been updated:
- 0865.010.15 Resources (QMB)
- MHABD Appendix J: MHABD Standards
- MHABD Appendix K: “MO HealthNet eligibility for people who are Aged (65 and Over), Blind, Disabled, or need treatment for Breast or Cervical Cancer” Chart
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.