MO HealthNet for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (MHABD) Manual – Table of Contents

0860.005.00 Eligibility Requirements

There are three general eligibility requirements for the QMB program. To be eligible for the program, an individual must:

  1. be in SSA QDWI Status
  2. be enrolled in Part A Medicare (hospital insurance);
  3. have income not exceeding the QDWI standard of 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) for assistance group size;
  4. have resources not exceeding the QDWI resource maximums of $4000 for an individual, and $6000 for a couple (or twice the SSI resource maximums); and
  5. not be eligible for receive Medicaid on any other basis.

Additionally, the QDWI applicant must also meet the Medical Assistance general eligibility requirements of:

  • citizenship/alien status,
  • residency, and
  • social security number