MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD) Manual

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).