0870.000.00 Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries (SLMB1) and Qualifying Individuals (SLMB2)

0870.030.05 SLMB Group 1 Is Approved for Another Type of Assistance

When an individual who is receiving as a SLMB only applies for and is determined eligible for another type of assistance, do not close the SLMB only case. Approve the new type of assistance and enter SLMB eligibility as “L” in Field 13M1, and the original date of SLMB eligibility in Field 13M2 of IMU5. On the same date that this action is processed, the system will automatically close the SLMB only case. SLMB eligibility continues uninterrupted on the new type of assistance. This transaction produces an “L” TOA turnaround IM-5 with a case action code of “29C” and a reason for closing of “39”. Additionally, the action will be listed on the “Daily Transaction” report.