WAG 22-07-02-b.

The Department pays premiums for a month that a cash case is in zero grant, but will not pay the premium for a month for which the case is suspended or canceled. A person can enroll in SMIB after becoming eligible for TANF.

The following persons are eligible for SMIB Buy-in:

  • clients receiving TANF and enrolled in Medicare;
  • QMB eligible clients;
  • SLIB eligible clients.