SSI and Other Income Supports

SSI and Other Income Supports - SW 206: SSI & Other...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–6. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
From Social Insurance to Public Assistance SW 206: SSI & Other Income Supports
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
SSI: Supplemental Security Income Enacted in 1972 by Nixon Federal SSI program combined/replaced state administered programs: OAA-- Old Age Assistance APTD-- Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled AB--Aid to the Blind Federal guidelines determine minimum payments and eligibility guidelines
Background image of page 2
Purpose of the SSI program Covers the NEEDY * (poor) who are: over 65 OR blind OR disabled and can not work OR children that have “marked and
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Attributes of the SSI program Structure of Program : A Federal program funded from general revenues (i.e. NOT a dedicated funding stream, like Soc Security and Medicare) 34 states supplement (but none supplement very much…)
Background image of page 4
Attributes of SSI: Eligibility & Administration Means-tested About $584 for individual of unearned income About $810 for individual for total income Income limits/exclusions $65/month earnings disregard (plus $20 from any source)
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 6
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course SOC 206 taught by Professor Lock during the Spring '12 term at Wisconsin.

Page1 / 9

SSI and Other Income Supports - SW 206: SSI & Other...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 6. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online