Resource Description/Link
Disability Planner: Social Security Protection if you Become Disabled

This webiste leads to a tool provided by the Social Security Administration which details the process of applying for, receiving, and understanding your social security benefits.

HCBS Toolkit

This new toolkit provides advocates with detailed information about the HCBS Settings Rule and provides action steps for advocates to impact implementation of the new rules in their states.  The toolkit contains three documents:  (1) The Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Settings Rules: What You Should Know; (2) Home and Community-Based Services Regulations Q&A: Settings Presumed to be Institution & the Heightened Scrutiny Process, and (3) The Home and Community-Based Settings Rules: How to Advocate for Truly Integrated Community Settings (unabridged and abridged).

Medicaid Fact Sheets: Basics for Consumers

To help support outreach and enrollment efforts, the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS) is offering a set of Medicaid Fact Sheets that are aimed at helping consumers understand the basics:  

  • Who is eligible for Medicaid and CHIP? 
  • What benefits do the programs provide?  
  • How can individuals enroll?
Social Security Online

This website is the official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Work Incentives for SSI and SSDI recipients

This website provides a general overview of work incentives for those who receive Social Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSI).

Work Incentives Planning and Assistance Act (WIPA) Factsheet

This website leads to a factsheet on the WIPA Act.