MIPPA - Medicare Savings Programs

Medicare Savings Programs

The Medicare Savings Programs (MSP) available under MIPPA are administered by the state's Medicaid agency.  These programs help consumers pay for Medicare premiums and co-pays.   This benefit can save consumers at least $104.90 per month.  In the state of Nevada, there are four categories of eligibility.

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The MSP applications are Medicaid applications.  For assistance, please contact a MIPPA Partner.

Eligibility Categories

In addition to the income limits below, resource limits are $7,080 for individuals and $10,620 for couples.

Category

Benefits

Eligibility

QMBs (Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries)

Pays for Medicare premiums, co-insurance and deductibles on Medicare covered services.

Income is at or below 100% of the federal poverty level. Income limits:

Single: $710.00 - $958.00

Married: $1,060.00 - $1,293.00

SLMBs (Special Low Income Medicare Beneficiaries) Pays for Medicare Part B premiums.

Income between 100% - 120% of the federal poverty level.  Income limits:

Single: $958.01 - $1,149.00

Married: $1,293.01 - $1,551.00

QI-1s (Qualifying Individuals) Pays for Medicare Part B premiums. Note: This program may have limited availability based on funding limitations.

Income at least 120%, but less than $135% of federal poverty level.  Income limits:

Single: $1,1,49.01 - $1,293.00

Married: $1,551.01 - $1,745.00

QDWIs (Qualified Disabled Working Individuals)
Pays for Medicare Part A premiums only.

Income less than 200% of federal poverty level. Income limits:

Single: up to $1,915.00

Married: up to $2,585.00

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