"Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) Program"

What is Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary program ?

SLMB Program is one of the four Medicare Savings Programs that allows you to get help from your state to pay your Medicare premiums.

How the SLMB Program Works ?

You automatically qualify for Extra Help in paying for Medicare prescription drug coverage if you meet requirements for specified low-income medicare beneficiary program.

Who is Eligible for SLMB Program ?

You must be qualified for Medicare Part A and meet certain income or resource requirements in order to be eligible for an specified low-income medicare beneficiary program.

What is the Income Limit for SLMB Program?

You must fulfill income and resources requirements, which are listed on the Medicare Savings Programs page. These limits change from year to year.


What does SLMB program cover ?

SLMB program covers the monthly Medicare Part B premium, but not the associated deductible or coinsurance costs. This might result in annual savings of more than $1,000.

How to Apply for Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary Program ?

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To learn how to apply and what kinds of documentation you need, contact your state’s Medicaid office.