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Issue Alert - 03-03-10

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Date:

Apr 01, 2003

Issue Summary:

Additional low-income Medicare beneficiaries 2 (ALMB2) and Michigan Transitional Medical Assistance (MTMA) eliminated.

Persons Affected:

ALMB2 and MTMA recipients


Background

Medicare Savings Program (ALMB2)Michigan Transitional Medical Assistance (MTMA)

What's Happening?

Funding for ALMB2 and MTMA ended December 31, 2002.

What Should Advocates Do?

Help clients determine if there are any other medical assistance programs for which they qualify.

Finding Help

Most legal aid and legal services office handle these type of cases, and they do not charge a fee. You can locate the "free" legal services or legal aid office that serves your county on the Michigan LawHelp website (http://www.mi.lawhelp.org) or look in the yellow pages under "attorneys" or call the toll-free lawyer referral number, (800) 968-0738