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317:35-7-40.Eligibility as Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plus
[Revised 09-14-2020]

An individual determined to be categorically related to aged, blind or disabled is eligible for Medical Services as a Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Plus (QMBP) if he/she meets the conditions of eligibility shown in paragraphs (1)-(3) of this subsection. For persons age 65 and older in mental health hospitals, refer to Oklahoma Administrative Code 317:35-9-7.

(1) The individual's income and resources do not exceed the standard as shown on OKDHS Appendix C-1, Schedule VI, of which the income standard is based on 100 percent (100%) of the Federal Poverty Level.  For an individual whose spouse is not eligible for Medicare, total countable income of the eligible individual must be equal to or less than the QMBP standards for an individual, and the income of both must be equal to or less than the QMBP standards for a couple.  For a couple who are both eligible for Medicare, total countable income must be equal to or less than the QMBP standards for a couple.

(2) Countable income and resources are determined using the same rules followed in determining eligibility for individuals categorically related to Aged, Blind or Disabled, except that a $20 general income disregard is applied to either earned or unearned income, but not both. For couples, only one $20 general income disregard is given.

(3) The individual meets all other eligibility conditions for SoonerCare.



Disclaimer. The OHCA rules found on this Web site are unofficial. The official rules are published by the Oklahoma Secretary of State Office of Administrative Rules as Title 317 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code. To order an official copy of these rules, contact the Office of Administrative Rules at (405) 521-4911.