Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB & QI-1)

Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB & QI-1)

The Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) and SLMB Qualified Individual-1 (SLMB-QI-1) pay partial or full Medicare Part B premiums for eligible New Jersey residents who are not financially eligible for the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program under New Jersey Medicaid (also known as New Jersey Care).

You are eligible for SLMB if meet the following requirements:

New Jersey resident

Not financially eligible for the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)

2015 annual income less than $14,124 for single applicants $19,116 combined income for married applicants and

Liquid assets may not exceed $7,280 for single persons or $10,930 for married couples

You are eligible for SLMB-QI-1 if you meet the following requirements:

New Jersey resident

Not financially eligible for the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program under New Jersey Medicaid;

2015 annual income less than $15,890 for single applicants, $21,506 combined income for married applicants and

Liquid assets may not exceed $7,280 for single persons or $10,930 for married couples.

For more information, call toll free 1-800-792-9745

Disclaimer: I have not used this program so I do not have an opinion either yes or no to it but please call the above number for more information.

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About jwatrel

I am a free-lance writer and Blogger. I am the author of the book "Firehouse 101" (IUniverse.com 2005) part of trilogy of books centered in New York City. My next book "Love Triangles" is finished being edited and should be ready for release in the Fall. My latest book, "Dinner at Midnight", a thriller is on its last chapter. My long awaited book explains the loss of the 2004 Yankee game to Boston. I work as a Consultant, Adjunct College Professor, Volunteer Fireman and Ambulance member and Blogger. I have a blog site for caregivers called 'bergencountycaregiver', a step by step survival guide to all you wonderful folks taking care of your loved ones, a walking project to walk every block, both sides, of the island of Manhattan "MywalkinManhattan" and discuss what I see and find on the streets of New York and three sites to accompany it. One is an arts site called "Visiting a Museum", where I showcase small museums, historical sites and parks that are off the beaten track both in Manhattan and outside the city to cross reference with "MywalkinManhattan" blog site. Another is "DiningonaShoeStringNYC", featuring small restaurants I have found on my travels in this project, that offer wonderful meals for $10.00 and under. So be on the lookout for updates on all three sites and enjoy 'MywalkinManhattan'. The third is my latest site, "LittleShoponMainStreet", which showcases all the unique and independent shops that I have found on my travels throughout and around Manhattan. I have started two new blog sites for the fire department, one "EngineOneHasbrouck HeightsFireDepartmentnj" for the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department to discuss what our Engine Company is doing and the other is "BergenCountyFireman'sHomeAssociation" for the Bergen County Fireman's Association, which fire fighters from Bergen County, NJ, go to the Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ to bring entertainment and cheer to our fellow brother fire fighters quarterly.
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