Medicare Savings Program

Medicare Savings Program (QMB, SLMB, SLMB+)

Medicare Savings Program -This program is for those who receive Medicare benefits and who have limited countable income and assets. If you enroll in the Medicare Savings Program, Medicaid may pay your required premiums, coinsurance and deductibles for both Part A (hospital-related costs) and Part B (physician-related costs).

The Medicare Savings Program includes the following:

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)
Specified Low Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB)
Specified Low Income Beneficiary Plus (SLMB+)

How to apply:


By Mail: Complete the application form. You can get this form on line at

By Phone: Call Western Region for Economic Assistance (WREA) at  1-888-627-0430

Face - to - face Appointments are available.