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  • Worcester County Department of Social Services, Medical Assistance

    Agency: Worcester County Department of Social Services

    OVERVIEW: Provides assistance with screening and applying for Medicaid. Medicaid provides health coverage for some low-income individuals, families, older adults and people with disabilities. Also assists individuals with questions/concerns regarding the Medicare Beneficiary programs.

    SERVICES:
    1) QUALIFIED DISABLED AND WORKING INDIVIDUALS: Serves individuals 65 and older or working disabled individuals 65 and under who are blind,physically disabled, or developmentally disabled. Requires documentation of disability.

    Effective 2017
    Income                             Assets
    Individual $4,045              $4,000
    Couple     $5,425              $6,000
                
    2) QUALIFIED MEDICARE BENEFICIARY PROGRAM: Serves individuals who are on Medicare. Helps pay for Part A and Part B premiums, co-payments, and deductibles. If you have questions/concerns, please call Medicare at 800-633-4227.

    Effective 2017
    Income                          Assets
    Individuals $1,010          $7,280
    Couple       $1,355          $10,930 

    3) SPECIFIED LOW INCOME MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES: Serves individuals who are Medicare recipients but who are ineligible for Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Program. Pays only Part B premiums. Includes $20 per month income disregard. If you have any questions/concerns, please call Medicare at 800-633-4227.

    Effective 2017
    Income                                       Assets
    Individual $1,208                        $7,280
    Couple     $1,622                        $10,930
      
    4) EXPANDED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE: Assists individuals and families that may qualify for health care benefits under the Health Care Reform. Eligibility is based on income limits. If you currently have Medical Assistance and have questions, call the MA Helpline at 800-456-8900. If you are uninsured and seeking to apply for MA call your local DSS, or Maryland Health Connection at 855-642-8572.

    Household Size        Income Limits
               1                      Less than $22,108
               2                      Less than $27,821
               3                      Less than $33,534
               4                      Less than $39,247
               5                      Less than $44,960
               6                      Less than $50,687
               7                      Less than $56,428
               
    Effective 2017



    • 299 Commerce Street
      Snow Hill, MD 21863
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    Agency: Worcester County Department of Social Services

    Languages Available: Accommodations possible.

    Payment Description: None.

    Intake and Eligibility: Low-income persons of all ages.

    Areas Served:
    • Worcester County




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