MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled

0800.000.05 Related Special Eligibility Groups

Refer to the end of this chapter for individuals who may be eligible under the following programs:

  1. Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals (QDWI).  Certain disabled and working individuals may be eligible to have their Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) premium paid.
  2. Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program.  Payment of Medicare premiums, coinsurance and deductibles for certain Medicare beneficiaries.
  3. Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) program.  Payment of the Medicare Part B premium for certain Medicare beneficiaries.
  4. Qualifying Individuals (QI).  Payment of the Medicare Part B premium for certain Medicare beneficiaries.
  5. Section 1619 A and B Cases.  Certain disabled individuals who lose their SSI benefits due to employment may retain Medicaid non-spend down eligibility.NOTE:  Contact IM Program and Policy to determine 1619 status before closing an MA case where a SSI claimant becomes employed.
  6. Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities (MA-WD).