To continue QMB when medical is ending:

  1. Send the client Form 157 that says medical is ending.
    1. Add the following statement after the box checked "medical assistance".
      • You will continue to receive assistance with Medicare cost sharing expenses as a Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB).
  2. Complete Form 552, making the appropriate information changes.
  3. Delete the Item 80 spenddown or long term care credit code, if present.
  4. Change the status indicator that follows code QMB in Item 60 of Form 552, from 1 to 9.