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

0865.000.00 Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (QMB)

The Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program became effective in Missouri on July 1, 1989.

The purpose of the QMB program is to assist certain individuals by paying their Medicare premiums and by making payments to their medical providers for the coinsurance and deductibles for Medicare services.