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, copayments, 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 copayments 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: