Limited Coverage Medicaid Plans
Tuberculosis (TB) Related Services Only Benefits
TB-Related Services Only Benefits helps pay some medical costs for the care of tuberculosis (TB) infection or TB disease.
To get this benefit, a person must meet income and asset
rules and have been infected with TB. For one person, the gross monthly
income limit is $1,505 and the asset limit is $2,000. Only the income
and assets of the applicant are counted. For a minor, age 18 or younger
living at home, some of the parents’ income and assets are counted.
TB-Related Medicaid will only cover services directly
related to the care of TB. These include:
Laboratory tests and x-rays,
Services designed to encourage completion of
Services needed due to side effects of prescribed
drugs for TB care.
Note: TB-Related Services does not pay for hospital stays or room and board.
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February 06, 2013