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

0865.010.00 Eligibility Requirements

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

  1. be enrolled in Part A Medicare (hospital insurance);
  2. have income not exceeding the QMB standard of 100% of the Federal Poverty Level for assistance group size; and
  3. have resources not exceeding the QMB resource maximums:

QMB Resource Maximums:

See Appendix J for current QMB resource maximum

See 0865.010.15 for historical resource maximum information

Additionally, the QMB applicant must also meet the MHABD general eligibility requirements of:

  • citizenship/alien status,
  • residency, and
  • Social Security number