WAC 182-517-0300 State-funded medicare buy-in programs

WAC 182-517-0300 State-funded medicare buy-in programs.

Effective July 23, 2016

  1. A person is eligible for the state-funded medicare buy-in program if the person:
    1. Is entitled to or receiving medicare;
    2. Is not eligible for a federal medicare savings program under WAC 182-517-0100; and 
    3. Is eligible for coverage under:
      1. The categorically needy (CN) program; or 
      2. The medically needy (MN) program;
  2. The SBIP begins the second month after the month a person meets eligibility requirements.
  3. The SBIP pays only medicare Part B premiums.
  4. The agency pays medicare deductibles and coinsurance under WAC 182-502-0110.
  5. A person who disagrees with agency action under this section may request an administrative hearing under chapter 182-526 WAC.

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