The federal health insurance program for people 65 years of age or older, certain younger people with disabilities and people with End-State Renal Disease.
|Power of Attorney||
A medical power of attorney is a document that lets you appoint someone you trust to make decisions about your medical care. This type of advance directive also may be called a health care proxy, appointment of health care agent or a durable power of attorney for health care.
|Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)||
This is a Medicaid program for beneficiaries who need help in paying for Medicare services. The beneficiary must have Medicare Part A and limited income and resources. For those who qualify, the Medicaid program pays Medicare Part A premiums, Part B premiums, and Medicare deductibles and coinsurance amounts for Medicare services.
An individual covered by the Medicaid program, now referred to as a beneficiary.
Liquid and non-liquid assets owned by a person that the person is not legally restricted from using for support and maintenance and that could be converted to cash to use for support and maintenance.