Phila On The Job

Ep. 03 - Medicaid

Part Three - Understanding Your Benefits

11 months ago

Ep.03 - Understanding Your Benefits - Medicaid

Recording Date: September 17, 2020

Transcript: Transcript available for download here:

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]


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

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