Medicare Savings Program

Find information about the Medicare Savings Program for individuals entitled to Medicare.

Apply for the Medicare Savings Program through Washington Connection

The Medicare Savings Program (MSP) can provide assistance with premium costs, co-payments, deductibles, and co-insurance for individuals who are entitled to Medicare and meet program requirements.

Expenses covered

Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)

  • Pays Part A and Part B premiums.
  • Pays deductibles.
  • Pays co-payments except for prescriptions.
  • Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary (SLMB)

Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary

  • Pays Part B premiums

Qualified Individual (QI-1)

  • Pays Part B premiums.

Qualified Disabled Working Individual (QDWI)

  • Pays Part A premiums.

Information about how to qualify

To find out if you qualify for a Medicare Savings Program (MSP), view the income chart in this brochure.

Applying for the Medicare Savings Program

You may apply using one of the following options: