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Shortchanged: Billions Withheld from Medicare Beneficiaries

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Publication Date: July 1998

Publisher(s): Families USA

Topic: Health (Health services for low income people)

Type: Report


Four million low-income Medicare beneficiaries are entitled to, but not receiving, subsidies to help cover their Medicare premiums and, for some, their deductibles and co-payments. This 29-page report provides the state-by-state numbers of low-income elderly or disabled persons who should be receiving QMB, SLMB, or QI-1 benefits and the dollar amounts they have lost, with recommendations for government action.