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Need Help With Medicare Cost?

Medicare Savings Program

The Medicare Buy-in, administered by Medical Assistance, assists low income people who are on Medicare due to age or disability by paying their monthly Medicare premiums.

BENEFIT:  Payment of Medicare Premiums are in some cases Medicare deductibles and coinsurance.


To qualify, an applicant must:
     ~ Be a New York State resident
     ~ Be entitled to or conditionally eligible for Medicare Part A
     ~ Meet certain income and resource levels 


The categories under the Medicare Savings Program are:
     ~ Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
     ~ Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary
     ~ Qualified Individual 1 (QI 1)
     ~ Qualified Working Disabled individual (QWDI)*

*Applicant cannot be eligible for Medical Assistance, pays for Part A premium only.

For additional information, click HERE.