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Program Summary

  • Program pays partial or full Medicare Part B premiums for eligible participants.
  • Must be a New Jersey resident.
  • Participants are not financially eligible for the Qualifies Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program under New Jersey Medicaid (also known as New Jersey Care).
  • Participants must not exceed income or asset eligibility limits. For 2021 the income and asset limits are as follows:
    • SLMB - $15,456 for singles and $20,904 for married couples.
    • SLMB QI-1- $17,388 for singles and $23,517 for married couples.
    • For both programs, liquid assets may not exceed $7,970 for single persons or $11,960 for married couples.

You can apply for SLMB or SLMB QI-1 through our NJSave online or paper application.

You may also call our toll free Hotline at 1-800-792-9745.

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