What are the three types of Title II disability benefits someone could receive?
What is the current SSI resource limit for an individual?
How often should earnings be reported for Title II (SSDI, CDB, DWB) beneficiaries?
What is the monthly Supplemental Security Income Federal Benefit Rate for an individual during 2022?
What is the monthly Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Federal Benefit Rate for an individual during the year 2021?
What does Medicare Part B cover?
After the Trial Work Period (TWP) ends, what work incentive protection is available to Title II beneficiaries, providing them a safety net to protect benefit entitlement?
What is the definition of Blind Work Expenses (BWE)?
What are the two goals of the Ticket to Work Program?
What type of benefit is Social Security Disability Insurance?
What is the monthly earnings benchmark amount which determines whether or not an individual will use a Trial Work Period month?
What is the monthly earnings benchmark amount which determines whether or not an individual will use a Trial Work Period month during the year 2021?
How much is the Earned Income Exclusion?
How often are Timely Progress Reviews conducted after ticket assignment?
A beneficiary that is eligible for SSI and SSDI benefits would be eligible for what type of insurance(s)?
What are the three recommended options an SSI recipient could choose from to report earnings?
Gregory is receiving $1000 per month in SSDI. He begins working in March 2022, earning $950 per month. Gregory will still receive his SSDI check.
A Title II beneficiary can use what Social Security form to report IRWEs and/or subsidies, provide SSA with information about past unreported earnings, and/or report a change in work activity?
What happens if a beneficiary does not want to participate in the Ticket Program?
What if a beneficiary does not want to participate in the Ticket program?
What are the agencies called that provide employment services through the Ticket to Work Program?
You are an employment specialist and you are completing an intake for a new client who reports that they have SSDI and have not worked since starting to receive benefits. They tell you that although they want to try to work part-time they are nervous about what will happen to their SSDI and Medicare Benefits. What should you do as an employment specialist?
What are expenses that are work related, necessitated by the worker’s disability, and paid for by the worker?
Patricia is entitled to CDB benefits. She begins working for the first time in January 2022 making $1300 gross earnings per month. What phase of work incentives is she in?
You are a job developer and you have a client who lost her job. She receives SSDI, is within her Extended Period of Eligibility (EPE), and has been regularly reporting her earnings to Social Security. She is concerned about how to get her SSDI check back now that she is not working. As a job developer how do you help her?
What is the monthly Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) level for individuals who are not blind?
Miranda is receiving $875 in SSDI and is working in a salon. She is making $1,299 gross earnings per month. Miranda pays $50 per month in medication co-payments to maintain her mental health. She also pays $75 per month in co-payments for psychiatrist and therapist visits. What work incentive will Miranda be able to claim based on the $125 of out-of-pocket expenses she incurs each month?
What are the three phases of return to work protections for Title II Beneficiaries?
The SSI program does not count certain types of assets or resources a recipients has. What is one of these SSI Resource Exclusions?
When participating in the Ticket to Work program, what two things does a beneficiary have to do to be protected from Medical Reviews?
Bradley is receiving SSDI and is working at a church. He makes $1429 gross earnings each month. Bradley is also receiving 5 hours per week of job coaching which is paid for by DORS. The value of Bradley's job coaching supports amounts to $228 per month. Bradley has already ended his Trial Work Period (TWP). What work incentive can he claim based on the job coaching supports received?
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is what type of benefit?
True or False, SSI and Title II recipients should contact Social Security as soon as they begin working to provide information about their employer, start date, pay, number of hours, and Employer Identification Number?
What actions can be taken to avoid overpayments?
What is the resource limit for Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID)?
What type of benefit is provided to individuals with disabilities who are insured by workers' contributions to the Social Security trust fund?
Newman has $430 of SSDI (unearned Income) and $0 of earnings from work. Newman is not eligible for SSI.
What is the resource limit for Title II (SSDI, CDB, DWB) beneficiaries?
Caden is open with DORS and receiving $841 in SSI and has no other source of income. He is offered a job earning $1,200 per month. Caden’s job coach tells him that his SSI payment will be reduced and he becomes very upset. How can he access a certified benefits counselor?
What are the three most important components of a good PASS candidate?
If an individual is over 65 years of age or disabled or blind and has limited income and resources what benefit may they be eligible for?
What two categories of income will SSA consider when determining a monthly SSI payment amount?
What is Maryland’s Medicaid Program also known as?