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QMB Indicator in the Medicare fee-for-service claims processing system

Under federal law, Medicare providers may not bill individuals enrolled in the QMB program for Medicare deductibles, coinsurance, or copayments, under any circumstances.  State Medicaid programs may pay providers for Medicare deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. However, as permitted by Federal law, states can limit provider reimbursement for Medicare cost-sharing under certain circumstances. Nonetheless, Medicare...