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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Social Security Administration

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Qualified Medicare Beneficiary

You are a Qualified Medicare Beneficiary if you are: …age 65 or over or a person living with a disability and entitled to Medicare Part A; …have income that is not over the Federal Poverty level; …have resources that do not go over the limit set for SSI eligibility; If eligible, there is a possibility of Medicaid coverage for prescription medication and/or coverage of other Medicare premium costs.

For information regarding SSI, MEDICAID, SPEND DOWN, QMB, call the Social Security Office at 800-772-1213

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Supplemental Security Income

SSI provides a minimum income level for aged (65 or over), blind, individuals with disabilities, and couples with limited income and limited resources. If you are eligible for SSI cash payments, you are likely to be eligible for Medicaid coverage for medications.

To find out if you are eligible for SSI, call the Social Security Office at 800-772-1213.

For more information visit the Medicare website