Phila On The Job

Ep. 04 - IRWEs: Impairment Related Work Expenses

Part Four - Understanding Your Benefits

11 months ago

Ep. 04 Understanding Your Benefits - IRWES: Impairment Related Work Expenses

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, IRWE

Episode summary:

Representatives from Disability Rights PA and WIPA share information about benefits planning counselling and IRWEs – Impairment Related Work Expenses, helping people with disabilities enter the world of work.

Topical Index:

  • Introductions [00:12]
  • What Is IRWE? [00:53]
  • Why are they important? [01:34]
  • What counts as an IRWE? [02:09]
  • Keeping Track of my IRWEs [05:09]
  • Reporting my IRWEs [05:47]
  • Closing [07:11]


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