Medicare-Aid is a free Medicaid program for people who have Medicare and also have limited income and resources. The program can help pay your Medicare premiums, co-payments and deductibles. It is also known as Medicare Savings Program. There are three different levels of Medicare-Aid. All are based on an individual's countable income.
Comprehensive Medicare-Aid (MQB-Q) covers:
- 20% Medicare Co-Payment
- Medicare Annual Deductible
- Medicare Hospital Deductible
- Medicare Part B Premium
- Medicare Part a Premiums (When Applicable)
If you go into a nursing home, Medicare-Aid only covers the first 20 days.
Limited Medicare-Aid (MQB-B) covers: