SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging

Programs

Additional Money Savings Programs

SeniorAge can help you put money back into your pocket through these other important money savings programs. PLEASE NOTE - Gross income is the total amount of income before any deductions are applied. Social Security, wages, IRA disbursements, interest income, pensions, etc. are all income considered.


Contact Senior Age Area Agency on Aging to ask questions and find local help.  Or, complete a BenefitsCheckUp to find benefits available in your area. This is a trusted source sponsored by the National Council on Aging.   https://www.benefitscheckup.org/

Extra Help or Low Income Subisdy

Reduces Medicare Part D Premiums, deductibles, drug co-pays, and eliminates coverage gap or doughnut holes.

  • SINGLE - Gross monthly income less than $1,527 & resources less than $13,820
  • MARRIED - Gross monthly income less than $2,050 & resources less than $27,600

Medicare Savings Program

(three levels-QMB, SLMB, QI-1) 

Pays Medicare Part B premium.

  • SINGLE - Gross monthly income less than $1,377 & resources less than $7,390
  • MARRIED - Gross monthly income less than $1,847 & resources less than $11,090

Mo HealthNet (Medicaid)

Pays medical services (secondary to Medicare).  Incomes higher than the amounts listed may qualify as a spend down status (pay a premium before MO HealthNet will pay for services).  Do not have to have Medicare to be eligible for MO HealthNet.

  • SINGLE - Gross monthly income less than $874 & resources less than $2,000
  • MARRIED - Gross monthly income less than $1,170 & resources less than $4,000

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Provides one-time payment to the utility company to help with heating costs. Seniors who exceed the guideline are encouraged to apply because they are allowed a medical deduction.

  • SINGLE - Gross monthly income less than $1,336 & resources less than $3,000
  • MARRIED - Gross monthly income less than $1,802 & resources less than $3,000

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps) 

Provides credits on an EBT card to buy food at the grocery store.

  • SINGLE - Gross monthly income less than $1,276 & resources less than $3,250
  • MARRIED - Gross monthly income less than $1,726 & resources less than $3,250

Missouri Property Tax Credit (MO-PTC)  

Must be 65 or 100% disabled and a Missouri resident for the entire year. Rent Rebate:  Qualified persons may receive up to $750 based on the rent paid.

  • SINGLE – Gross income less than $27,500
  • MARRIED – Gross income less than $29,500

Real Estate Property Tax Rebate for homeowners:  

May receive up to $1,100.

  • SINGLE - $30,000    
  • MARRIED - $34,000

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