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Maine Medical Center’s Department of Vocational Services is pleased to offer another free webinar: COVID-19 and SSI/SSDI Benefits July 8, 2020

Maine Medical Center’s Department of Vocational Services is pleased to offer another free webinar:

 

COVID-19 and SSI/SSDI Benefits

July 8, 2020

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Register here by July 1. Zoom invitation will be sent to all accepted participants by July 6.

 

This free webinar is for Maine service providers and Maine SSI/SSDI beneficiaries who want to learn how public benefits are impacted by the recent COVID-19 economic recovery bills. We will address topics such as:

 

·       Are SSI/SSDI beneficiaries eligible for Unemployment Insurance?

·       How does Unemployment Insurance impact public benefits?

·       How do Economic Impact Payments impact public benefits?

·       How do SSI/SSDI beneficiaries get their Economic Impact Payment?

·       Can MaineCare health insurance close during COVID-19?

·       What Social Security services are currently impacted By COVID-19?

·       Reporting job changes to benefits agencies

·       Trusted websites for COVID-19 information about public benefits

 

 

Presenter: Stephanie Desrochers is the Program Coordinator for Benefits Counseling Services, a statewide service to help Maine SSI/SSDI beneficiaries understand how working affects their Social Security disability and other public benefits. For more information, visit www.benefitsandworkinme.org or call 1-888-208-8700.

 

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