0860.000.00 Qualified Disabled Working Individuals (QDWI)

0860.005.10 Enrollment in Part A Medicare (Hospital Insurance)

“Part A” is the term given the Hospital Insurance coverage under the Medicare program. Claimants for QDWI must be enrolled in Medicare Part A. These claimants are charged a premium by Medicare for Part A coverage.

QDWI eligibility cannot begin prior to the date the claimant is charged a premium for Part A.

State Office will obtain verification of enrollment in Medicare Part A and the date of the change to premium Part A at the same time SSA QDWI status is verified.