Adult Medicaid Programs

All recipients of the Adult Medicaid Programs must meet income and reserve standards.

Medicaid to the Aged, Blind,  and Disabled

MAA - To receive Medicaid under this program the individual must be 65 or older.

MAB - To receive under MAB, the individual must be legally blind according to the SSI definition of disability.  Blindness is defined as central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with the use of a correcting lens.

MAD - (individual must be under 65) - To receive MAD the individual must be disabled according to the SSI definition of disability.  The definition is:  A physical or mental impairment which prevents an individual from engaging in any substantial gainful activity (or for a child under 18, and impairment of comparable severity) and which has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months or is expected to result in death.

MQB-Q - To receive under MQB-Q, an individual must be enrolled in Medicare ( Part A and/or Part B).  MQB-Q pays Medicare premiums and Medicare co-pays to doctors and hospitals.  It does not pay on medicines.

MQB-B - An individual must be enrolled in Medicare Part A.  Only pays Medicare premiums for Part B.

MQB-E - To receive MQB-E, an individual must be enrolled in Medicare Part A.  This Medicaid program only pays Medicare premiums.  It is a capped entitlement, and is on a first come, first serve basis.

SAA/SAD - (Special Assistance to Aged or Disabled).  For persons in domiciliary care (rest home) facilities.  If eligible, the recipient receives a supplemental check to help for their cost of care, plus Medicaid.