Phila On The Job

Ep. 03 - Medicaid

Part Three - Understanding Your Benefits

Ep.03 - Understanding Your Benefits - Medicaid

Recording Date: September 17, 2020

Transcript: Transcript available for download here: https://bit.ly/3nnzT5E

Keywords: Disability Rights PA, WIPA, SSI, SSSDI, benefits planning, work incentives, ticket to work, Medicaid

Episode summary:

Representatives from Disability Rights PA and WIPA share information about benefits planning counselling and Medicaid, helping people with disabilities enter the world of work.

Topical Index:

  • Introductions [00:17]
  • What Is Medicaid [01:10]
  • Who is Eligible? [01:41]
  • Who administers Medicaid [03:08]
  • What is 1619b? [05:02]
  • Threshold Amounts, IRWEs and more [07:20]
  • MAWD – Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities [08:03]
  • Closing [14:12]

Resources:

WIPPA Phone (1-866-968-7842) WIPPA TTY Phone (1-866-833-2967)

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Ep. 02 - The Impact of Work on Social Security Income

Part Two - Understanding Your Benefits

Understanding You Benefits - The Impact of Work on Social Security Income

Recording Date September 9, 2020

Transcript: Download transcript here https://bit.ly/315OSYT

Introduction Join Suzanne Erb and Martine DeLorenzo (Disability Rights PA) for an overview of what to expect when you receive SSI benefits and enter the workforce.

Topical Index

  • Introduction [00:00]
  • What Is SSI / What Should I Do if I Start to Work [01:16]
  • How Much Can I Earn and Still Receive SSI? [03:34]
  • What Happens to My Medical Benefits? [05:13]
  • What Should I Do to Prevent Problems with My SSI Benefits? [05:58]
  • How Do I Report My Earnings? [06:33]
  • There's An App For That [08:05]
  • Report Monthly / Inform SSI if You Stop Working [08:15]
  • Closing [10:20]

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Ep. 01 - An Interview With Disability Rights PA / WIPA

Part One - Understanding Your Benefits Series

Understanding Your Benefits - An Interview with Disability Rights PA / WIPA

Recording Date: September 2, 2020

Transcript: Transcript available for download here: https://bit.ly/2F3iFsY

Keywords: Disability Rights PA, WIPA, SSI, SSSDI, benefits planning, work incentives, ticket to work

Episode summary: Representatives from Disability Rights PA and WIPA share information for obtaining benefits planning counselling for SSI / SSDI recipients, helping them enter the world of work.

Topical Index:

  • Introductions [00:02]
  • What Is WIPA [01:07]
  • How Can WIPA Help Me [01:52]
  • WIPA and Students [02:05]
  • Contact Information for WIPA / WIPA process [05:00]
  • Resources for the Blind [07:14]
  • WIPA for all SSI / SSDI recipients [08:03]
  • Closing [10:22]

Resources:

  • WIPA Phone (1-866-968-7842)
  • WIPA TTY Phone (1-866-833-2967)

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