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Social Security has updated their Program Operations Manual System (POMS) to include the 2021 charted State threshold amounts used to make 1619(b) Medicaid eligibility determinations.
To refresh your memory about the 1619(b) provisions, visit the resource document on the NTDC website entitled “Understanding 1619(b)”.
The 2020 version of Social Security’s Red Book (https://www.ssa.gov/redbook/) is now available on their website. The Red Book serves as a general reference source about the employment-related provisions of the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a month devoted to the importance of an inclusive workforce that values the skills and talents of people with disabilities. ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) accounts can contribute to disability workforce inclusion by supporting the education and employment goals of qualified individuals with disabilities.
WHEN: October 24, 2019, 1:00 PM
WHERE: Click here: Module Registration for Supporting Employment for Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities: How ABLE Accounts and SSA Work Incentives Can Help! (opens in new tab)
Click here for more information about Supporting Employment for Transition-age Youth with Disabilities: How ABLE Accounts and SSA Work Incentives Can Help! (opens in new tab)