CARES Worker Web Enhancements for Medicare Savings Programs Including SLMB+ Automation

Proposed Guidance Documentation

The purpose of this Operations Memo is to announce the inclusion of the Specified Low Income Beneficiary Plus (SLMB+) program in CARES Worker Web (CWW). As a Medicare Savings Program (MSP), SLMB+ eligibility determination and benefit management will now be done in CWW. A new question will be added to the Medicare Savings Program Request page in CWW in order to determine MSP eligibility in prior months. This Memo provides guidance regarding the conversion process to enter eligibility information for current SLMB+ members into CWW.

The Policy section of this Memo addresses a recent clarification regarding enrollment in both Medicaid and the SLMB+ program.

 

Official Memo Number

17-30

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