Eligibility for Buy-In Program for Part A Help with Medicare Part A Premiums

If you are under age 65, disabled, and no longer entitled to free Medicare Hospital Insurance Part A solely because you successfully returned to work, you may be eligible for a program that helps pay your Medicare Part A monthly premium.

To be eligible for this help, you must:

  • Continue to have a disabling impairment.
  • Sign up for Premium Hospital Insurance (Part A).
  • Have limited income.
  • Have resources worth less than $4,000 for an individual and $6,000 for a couple, not counting the home where you live, usually one car, and certain insurance.
  • Not already be eligible for Medicaid.

To find out more about this program, call QDWI's contact in your county, local, or State Social Services or medical assistance office.