Shortchanged: Billions Withheld from Medicare Beneficiaries
Publication Date: July 1998
Publisher(s): Families USA
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.