QMB – Pays Medicare B premium (currently $96.50 - $115.50 a month), Medicare co-pays and deductibles.

QMB Income/Asset Limits:

Gross Income Limit Asset Limit
     
Individual $928 $8,180
Couple $1,246 $13,020

SLMB – Pays Medicare B premium only (currently $96.50 - $115.50 a month).

SLMB Income/Asset Limits:

Gross Income Limit Asset Limit
       
I Individual $928 – 1,109 month $8,180
  Couple $1,246 – 1,491 month $13,020
       
II Individual $1,109 – 1,246 month $8,180
  Couple $1,491 – 1,675 month $13,020

Assets include checking, savings, stocks, certificates of deposit, money markets, bonds, real estate (except where you live), trust funds, IRAs, Keoghs, 401-Ks and cash.

Website: http://dhr.maryland.gov/fiaprograms/pdf/qmbslmb.pdf