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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Volume 1, General Information : Section 4: Client Eligibility : 4.11 Medicare and Medicaid Dual Eligibility : 4.11.1 QMB/MQMB Identification

The term “QMB” or “MQMB” on the Your Texas Benefits Medicaid card website indicates the client is a Qualified Medicare Beneficiary or a Medicaid Qualified Medicare Beneficiary. The Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988 requires Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance payments to be paid for individuals determined to be QMBs or MQMBs who are enrolled in Medicare Part A and meet certain eligibility criteria (see 1 TAC §§358.201 and 358.202).
Refer to:
Form 4.1, “Your Texas Benefits Medicaid Card - Your New Medicaid ID (English)” in this section for examples of the Your Texas Benefits Medicaid Card.

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