Social Security, SSI, and Medicaid

    • Every year, Social Security makes changes to benefits through a Cost of Living Adjustment. Click here for specific information about the changes for 2016: Website
    • People on SSI who go to work may be able to retain their Medicaid benefits while earning a substantial income. Learn more about this here: Website
    • 2016 RED BOOK: A summary guide to employment support for individuals with disabilities under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs: Redbook
    • Wonder what the difference is between SSI, SSDI, SSDAC, SSCDB?  Find out here: 2015 SSDI and SSI decoder chart 
    • Find out how a Plan for Achieving Self-Support can help you to save money for reaching an employment goal! Plan for Achieving Self-Support.
    • Sign up now for assistance with Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage! Apply for Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Assistance: Website
    • Find all of this too confusing?  If you live in Washington State and have a disability, you can get help with understanding your benefits here: Benefits Specialist Contact List
    • If you live in WA State, work, and have a disability, you may qualify for Medicaid with very low premiums: Healthcare for Workers with Disabilities, Website
    • Montana University Affiliated Institute on Disabilities: Rural Institute, Website