SSI/SSDI & Work Incentives - Understanding the Myriad of Rules Governing SSI/SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare & Related Work Incentives for Individuals with Disabilities - Let's Get Rid of the Myths! (Northern Virginia, Region 4)

Description:

Why Attend?

  • Understand benefit programs under Social Security - SSI and SSDI;

  • Understand how earned income (wages) and unearned income affect cash and medical benefits, as well as other local state and federal benefits;

  • Understand which work incentives belong to which benefit program, when to use them and which ones to use;

  • Understand Medicaid & Medicare rules when individuals earn income;

  • Understand Medicaid Waivers and working rules;

  • Understand & identify a variety of work incentives available including 1619(a), 1619(b), Income Related Work Expenses (IRWE), PASS Plans, Student Earned Income Exclusion (SEIE), Virginia's Medicaid Works Program, Section 301 Provision, Substantial Gainful Activity, Trial Work Period, Extended Period of Eligibility, etc.

  • Access information from the SSA website & other important web resources;

  • Other topics of discussion will include Initial Eligibility, Ticket to Work, SNAP benefits, Housing Subsidies, Earned Income Disregard (Housing), Earned Income Tax Credit, and ABLEnow opportunities.

This is a 2-day comprehensive training class. Space is limited to encourage an interactive session and plenty of Q & A time.

Schedule:
Wednesday, June 6th - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday, June 7th - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Who Should Attend:

  • A must for any direct service professional that work with SSI or SSDI beneficiaries and Medicaid Waiver participants that earn or want to earn income - public or private agency;

  • A must for case managers or care coordinators who want to understand how earned income (wages) and unearned income affect cash, medical benefits; as well as other local, state and federal benefit programs;

  • A must for school-to-work transition staff;

  • A must for all vocational rehabilitation managers & staff;

  • A must for parents & family members of SSI and/or SSDI beneficiaries who work or want to work;

  • A must for SSI and/or SSDI beneficiaries who work or want to work.

Cost: Member of vaACCSES- $135, NonMember of vaACCSES- $165

Date(s):


6/6/2018 9:30 AM - 6/7/2018 4:30 PM

Location(s):

MVLE, Inc.
7420 Fullerton Road
Suite 110
Springfield, VA 22153

Contact(s):

(571) 339-1305
mmorrison@vaaccses.org

Tag(s):

Employment Independent Living Parent/Family Professional Development Professional Resources Transition