Revision 14-2; Effective June 1, 2014
Persons eligible for this program do not receive regular Medicaid benefits and must be disabled working individuals entitled to Medicare Part A (hospital coverage). Medicaid will pay the Medicare Part A premiums for QDWIs. These persons must be entitled to enroll in Medicare Part A, not otherwise certified under any other Medicaid-funded program, have countable income of no more than 200% of the federal poverty guidelines, have countable resources of no more than twice the SSI resource limit and be referred by SSA (Public Law 101-239, OBRA 1989). For more information on the QDWI program, see Section Q-6000, Qualified Disabled and Working Individuals (QDWI) – MC-QDWI.
Automated System Program Identifier
TIERS – MC-QDWI