Medicaid and Medicare Savings Programs

Medicaid Buy In Program for Working People with Disabilities and Medicare Savings Programs

The Medicaid Buy-In program for Working People with Disabilities provides Medicaid coverage for people ages 16-64 who have a disability and are engaged in a work activity for which they are paid. In order to be considered for this program, the individual must be determined disabled as defined by the Social Security Administration. The person’s net income must be at or below 250% of the federal poverty level.

www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/

Medicare Savings Programs

Medicaid can assist with paying the monthly Medicare premium for low income individuals and in some cases pay the co-insurance, copayments and deductibles depending on the person’s income.

hwww.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/program/update/savingsprogram/medicaresavingsprogram.htm

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy