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Benefits Planning

June 8, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Special rules make it possible for people with disabilities receiving Social Security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to work and still receive monthly payments and Medicare or Medicaid. Work Incentives Planning (aka benefits counseling) is a critical element of IPS Supported Employment service delivery and is one of the eight principles of IPS. Everyone receiving IPS services should be offered assistance with benefits planning for good fidelity to this item. The intention of benefits planning is to assist people in achieving financial goals and independence and this two-day training can give you a better understanding of how to help them do just that.