As a result of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the major components and differences in the SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and Medicare benefit programs;
- Identify how the Social Security Administration defines work, disability and how employment income affects SSI/SSDI benefit checks;
- Understand federal and state work incentive programs and how they can be used to help an individual retain necessary cash and/or medical benefits;
- Locate resources that can help an individual navigate through these programs for successful employment outcomes.
Trainers will include Hillary Hatch- Area Work Incentive Coordinator for the Social Security Administration. Hillary's service area for the state includes the Upper Peninsula and the Western Half of the Lower Peninsula