“A federally required medical assistance program administered by Medicaid which pays the Medicare premiums, deductibles, and co-payments for certain Medicare recipients whose assets are limited and whose income falls at or below the federal poverty level.” (Bookman et al., 2007)

Bookman, A., Harrington, M., Pass, L. & Reisner, E. (2007). Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.