Updated: Mar 14
Medicare Savings Program CT
When looking to get assistance using the Medicare Savings Program CT, eligibility is determined based on income. Income limits have been increased for 2022 so more people qualify. Medicare savings program CT helps those in need and qualify paying the cost of Part B premiums. In addition to Part B premium, you may be eligible for help paying deductibles and copays.
Medicare Savings Program CT: ALMB
ALMB (Additional Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary) pays Part B premium when funds are available. If funds in program are not available applications are denied.
Medicare Savings Program CT: SLMB
SLMB (Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary) pays Part B deductible for those who qualify
Medicare Savings Program CT: QMB
QMB (Qualified Medicare Beneficiary) pays Part B deductible, Co-pays and deductibles for those who qualify
What does this mean to someone looking for Medicare plans?
When enrolled in a Medicare savings program you can select what is known as a Dual Special Needs plan (DSNP) Medicare Advantage/MAPD. Having one of these plans gives extra ancillary benefits and cost savings in addition to what are already enriched Advantage plans. What you need to know before selecting a plan. Some plans are designed to work with specific levels of eligibility, and it is always best to discuss your options with a Medicare broker and understand your level of eligibility and how you can get extra help in CT