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The Nuts & Bolts of SSI and SSDI, Public Health Insurance and Other Public Benefits

June 12 - June 13

DATE & LOCATION

June 12-13, 2019
UMass Medical School, South Street Campus
333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Please note: ASL Interpreters have been reserved for this training

TIMES
Day 1: 8:30AM – 4:00PM
Day 2: 8:30AM – 12:30PM

COST
$250.00 per person
Please note: Breakfast will be provided. Attendees are responsible for bringing or purchasing lunch.

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Training Description:
This training focuses on how earnings from work affects SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, Medicare and other public benefits such as subsidized housing and food stamps. This training also includes an extensive review of the work incentives associated with each benefit and how they can be leveraged to assist individuals with disabilities to transition into employment or increase earnings without jeopardizing benefits. This training is geared toward employment professionals, case managers, peer specialists, and rehabilitation counselors. Participants should attend both days to gain a firm understanding.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Verify and differentiate the various disability benefits
  • Inform clients of the rules to report work income
  • Explain how work earnings will impact cash, healthcare and other public benefits
  • Describe how Social Security work incentives can help working beneficiaries
  • Direct clients to resources to address employment and benefit needs

Details

Start:
June 12
End:
June 13
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Venue

University of Massachusetts Medical School South Street Campus
333 South Street
Shrewsbury, MA 01545 United States
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