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After graduating from college I worked as a Digital Mapping Technician with a budget that plans for my $776 in SSDI to end.

Tabatha W.
Keene, NH

Medical Insurance Coverage

Individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are eligible for Medicaid.  And individuals who are eligible for SSI continue to be eligible for Medicaid even when their earnings are too high to continue to receive SSI, under a provision known as 1619b.  In addition, individuals not eligible for SSI can participate in the Medicaid for Employed Adults with Disabilities (MEAD) program. Click Here to read about the new guidelines for Income and Resource Requirements for MEAD effective 3/1/2013 through 2/28/2014

The fact sheet on Health Insurance in the SSDI Program explains the Medicare and other health insurance options for individual receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Extended Medicare Coverage is provided for individuals receiving SSDI when they obtain a job.

The fact sheet on Health Insurance in the SSI Program explains the Medicaid and other health insurance options for recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

For information on Low Income Subsidy Information for Part D of Medicare, Click Here ... or visit the U.S. Government website for more details.

For the latest news and information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit New Hampshire Voices for Health.