Oregon Department of Human Services, Self-Sufficiency Programs
Eligibility for Widows and Widowers; OSIPM
A widow or widower receiving Title II benefits from the Social Security Administration claim of a deceased spouse or deceased former spouse is eligible for OSIPM if the individual meets all of the following requirements:
Is not entitled to premium-free Medicare Part A.
Received SSI the month before their Title II payments began.
Would continue to be eligible for SSI benefits in the absence of their Title II benefits.