Medicare Savings Programs

​A Medicare Savings Program, also called a Medicare Buy-In Program, can help pay your Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance) premiums. If you qualify, the program might also pay your Part A and Part B deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments.

When you apply, we figure out which program you qualify for. The programs include:


To be eligible, your income and assets must be below the program’s limits​The best way to kno​​​​​​​​w if you are eligible is to apply.​​


​​You can apply i​n person or by mailing an appl​ication to your local department of social services. Visit the Department of Human Services to download the current application form.​



For more information or questions, call​ the Medicare Savings Program at the Maryland Department of Health at 1-800-638-3403.​ Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ​