WAC 182-517-0300

Effective July 1, 2012

WAC 182-517-0300 Federal Medicare savings and state-funded Medicare buy-in programs.

  1. Federal Medicare savings and state-funded Medicare buy-in programs help clients pay some of the costs that Medicare does not cover under WAC 388-517-0320 (for program eligibility, see WAC 388-517-0310). The department offers the following Medicare savings programs to eligible clients:

    1. Qualified medicare beneficiary (QMB);

    2. Specified low-income medicare beneficiary (SLMB);

    3. Qualified individual (QI); and

    4. Qualified disabled working individual (QDWI).

  2. The department offers the state-funded Medicare buy-in program for clients who receive Medicaid but do not qualify for the federal Medicare savings programs.

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