To continue QMB when medical is ending:
- Send the client Form 157 that says medical is ending.
- 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).
- Complete Form 552, making the appropriate information changes.
- Delete the Item 80 spenddown or long term care credit code, if present.
- Change the status indicator that follows code QMB in Item 60 of Form 552, from 1 to 9.