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.