MA DDS Training - Earnings and Benefits: Using Social Security Work Incentives

Massachusetts

Many job seekers worry about losing their benefits when going to work. This training will provide an overview of the impact of earnings on Social Security benefits. Topics include the differences between SSI and SSDI, SSA Work Incentives, how to keep medical benefits while working, how to explain benefits to job seekers, families and other stakeholders, and resources available to assist job seekers with benefit planning issues.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Training/Capacity Building
Systems: 
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Other
Topics: 
  • Asset Development / Financial Capability
  • Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • Institute for Community Inclusion / UMass Boston
Date Enacted: 
06/01/2016
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