Work Incentives: How Work Impacts Your Benefits
Susan O'Mara, VCU Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention
Susan O'Mara is the Project Coordinator & a Technical Assistance Liaison for the VCU-BARC Project Office. In this webcast, Susan covers the basic principles of work incentives. She answers the following questions: What happens when a person who has been receiving SSI and Medicaid goes to work? Are there any risks to losing benefits if a person works? What type of things can work incentives pay for that a person may need in order to work? In addition, Susan discusses working with Benefits Planning, Assistance, and Outreach (BPAO) Benefits Specialists.