Medicare Savings Program

The Medicare Savings Program (MSP) includes three different areas, each of which assists with health care costs for eligible Medicare Part A patients.

Program Details and Eligibility


Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)

  • Pays for monthly Medicare premiums, deductibles and coinsurance
  • Eligibility begins the month after application is approved
  • Must currently be eligible for Medicare A
  • Prescriptions are covered under Medicare D
  • Income limits: $923 for individual and $1,235 for couple
  • Resource limit is $4,000 for an individual and $6,000 for a couple
  • Find out more about the Income Limits for all programs

Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits

  • Pays Medicare Part B premium
  • Must be currently eligible for Medicare Part A
  • Income limit is $1,103 for an individual and $1,477 for couple
  • Resource limit is $4,000 for an individual and $6,000 for a couple
  • Find out more about the Income Limits for all programs

Medicare recipients with limited income and resources. Payment of Medicare Part B premiums is the only benefit available under Medicaid for Supplementary Medical Insurance Benefits.

Qualified Individuals (QI-1)

  • Pays Medicare Part B premium
  • Must be currently eligible for Medicare Part A
  • Income limit is $1,239 for an individual and $1,660 for couple
  • Resource limit is $4,000 for an individual and $6,000 for a couple
  • Find out more about the Income Limits for all programs

This program can help you by having Medicaid pay for most of your doctor, medical supply, lab, x-ray, and ambulance services.

How Do I Apply For Benefits?

Please contact one of our offices and request an appointment

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