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Medicare Savings Programs

The Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program and Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) program make up the Medicare Savings programs. These programs help Medicare beneficiaries of modest means pay for Medicare expenses.  The QMB program covers Medicare premiums, co-payments and deductibles, and the SLMB program covers Medicare premiums only.

You must be: 
  • A U.S. Citizen or a lawful permanent resident who has lived in the U.S. for at least five years
  • A Wyoming resident
  • Entitled to Medicare Part A and Part B 
  • Income eligible
    • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
      • Household of 1: $981 
      • Household of 2: $1,328
    • Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB) 
      • Household of 1: $1,177
      • Household of 2: $1,593                                              
  •  Resource eligible - limits are:
    • Individual: $7,280
    • Couple: $10,930
 

What does the Medicare Savings program cost?

There are no co-payments or premium costs for Medicare Savings programs.

 

How do I apply?

You may apply online at www.wesystem.wyo.gov, download a Medicaid Application in English or Spanish or contact the Customer Service Center at 855-294-2127.  

  

What do I need to apply?

  • Provide a Social Security Number or verification that you have applied for one 
  • May have to provide documents to verify income and resources
  • Verification of entitlement to Medicare Part A and Part B