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On medicaid they say I qualify for a buy in under QMB .The state is paying my buy in but medicare sends me the bills and insist that Medicaid is not paying. I have been trying to straiten this out for 18 months now .medicare blames social security , social security blames medicaid , medicaid blames social security. Now I am told the Dept. of buy-ins is the only ones that can fix the problem. Is there such a Dept? How could I contact them?

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