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Understanding Supplemental Security Income
What will happen to my Medicaid if I go to work?
In most cases, if you are disabled or blinddisabled or blind, regardless of age, and you have Medicaid before you go to work, your Medicaid will continue while you are working as long as your disabling condition still exists.
If my SSI benefits stop because of the amount of my earnings, can I still keep my Medicaid?
In most cases, you can keep your Medicaid even if you earn too much to receive a monthly SSI benefit as long as:
The amount you can earn and still receive Medicaid varies from State to State. We can tell you what the amount is in your State, or you can visit the website, Continued Medicaid Eligibility (Section 1619(B))Continued Medicaid Eligibility (Section 1619(B)) at: www.socialsecurity.gov/disabilityresearch/wi/1619b.htm..
If your earnings are higher than this amount, but you have special work expenses or medical expenses, you may still qualify for Medicaid.
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THIS INFORMATION IS GENERAL.
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