Short Tilte:Social security legislation creates ticket to work and work incentives improvement act
Journal:Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):04, 9, 4, 26-32
Article describes elements of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act, legislation drafted by the Social Security Administration to reduce financial disincentives to return to work for recipients of Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance. The legislation created 3 new entities: (1) the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program, (2) Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security, and (3) Benefits Planning, Assistance, and Outreach (BPAO). Case study describes one SCI catastrophic care hospital's BPAO program in Georgia.