National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar: Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 3 – 4:30 p.m. ET

National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar: Debunking the Three Biggest Myths about Disability Benefits and Work

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As you start pursuing financial independence through work, you may have questions about how your income will affect your Social Security disability benefits. Find answers to some of these important questions during this month’s WISE webinar!

On February 27, we’ll discuss the 3 biggest myths about Social Security disability benefits and work, and share information about Social Security’s Ticket to Work (Ticket) program and other Work Incentives that may help you as you transition to the workplace.

Register now to find answers to questions like:

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  • Will I have a medical Continuing Disability Review if I use my Ticket?
  • How does working affect my Medicare or Medicaid?
  • What happens if I need to stop working due to my disability?

Register online at choosework.ssa.gov or call 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).

We'll also share information about other Social Security Work Incentives that may help you as you transition to the workplace and financial independence.

The Ticket program supports career development for people ages 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI/SSI) and want to work. Find out how this free and voluntary program, along with other Work Incentives, may connect you with the supports and services you need to succeed in the workforce.

Register online at choosework.ssa.gov/wise or call 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY). You will receive a registration confirmation email with instructions for logging into the webinar. Please be sure to check your spam folder.

Email us at support@choosework.ssa.gov or call 1-866-968-7842 or 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).

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National Consumer Protection Week 2018 - How to Protect What's Important to You

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Learn important tips on consumer protection and how to safeguard your identity. The Federal Trade Commission shares consumer protection tips, including how to protect yourself and your loved ones from falling victim to scammers.


September 2014 National Quarterly Advocates Webinar

Recorded September 10, 2014

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Disability Claims Process

Recorded July, 2014

This video series explains the Social Security Administration disability insurance claims process. It also describes the roles of the different components involved.

Data at Your Fingertips: Data Exchange Agreements

Recorded May 29, 2014

A two-part webinar on Data Exchange Agreements for Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Government partners.

Part 1 - “Data at Your Fingertips: An Introduction to SSA Data Exchange Agreements”

Explains how to establish a data exchange agreement with the Social Security Administration.

Part 2 – “Data at Your Fingertips: SSA Data Exchange, Understanding the Data for Current Users”

Explains how data exchange agreements work and how to obtain the data you need.

Data Exchange is the authorized sharing of electronic information under an agreement between SSA and Federal, State, tribal and local government agencies.  Data Exchanges operate on a business-need basis with agencies that administer specific health or income maintenance programs.  Social Security is a government leader in electronic information sharing, with almost 3,000 data exchange agreements and real-time or batch query exchanges, which help you to administer your programs.


Social Security 101: What's in it for me?

Recorded April 2, 2013

Are you a college student or young worker getting started on your career? Curious what that FICA tax is that comes out of your paycheck? Want to know how Social Security can help young people? Are you looking for tips on saving and planning for your financial future?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, this video, "Social Security 101: What's in it for Me?", is for you. After you watch it, please share it with other college students and young workers in your community!

This video updates a previously broadcast webinar on this topic, which addressed many questions during an interactive session.

Social Security, SSI, and Medicare - What you need to know about these vital programs in American Sign Language

Recorded February 2, 2013

Social Security presents a video in American Sign Language with essential information to help you understand the benefits offered under our Retirement, Disability, Survivors, Medicare and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs. We hope you find the information provided in the video useful.

Finding Your Path to Employment with Ticket to Work

The three-part Ticket to Work video in American Sign Language provides an overview of the Ticket to Work program to help deaf or hard of hearing beneficiaries learn about the program. Additionally, the video serves as another resource for service providers to educate deaf or hard of hearing beneficiaries by explaining the program and key benefits of participation in Ticket to Work.


Business Services Online: The Joy of Using BSO, Part 3

Recorded January 12, 2012

In Part I, we walked you through the BSO registration process.  In Part II of the series, we provided you with step-by-step instructions for using one of our most popular online services, the Social Security Number Verification Service (SSNVS).  In Part III, you will learn:

  • The advantages of Online W-2 and W-3 Filing
  • How to report wages to Social Security, and create Forms W-2 and W-3 online
  • How to download submitted reports

You will find that it is faster to file W-2s and W-3s online,.  You do not need any special software, can process up to 50 W-2s and immediate feedback is provided if the names and Social Security numbers do not match.   


Business Services Online: The Joy of Using BSO, Part 2

Recorded December 15, 2011

Now that you have registered to use Social Security’s Business Services Online (BSO), you can now access one of the most popular features in BSO – the Social Security Number Verification Service (SSNVS).  With SSNVS, you will be able to:

  • Verify up to 10 names and SSNs online and receive immediate results with no limit to the number of times you may use the SSN Verification web page within a session.
  • Upload electronic files of up to 250,000 names and SSNs and usually receive results the next government business day.

This webcast will provide step-by-step instructions on how to use SSNVS. 

Business Services Online: The Joy of Using BSO, Part 1

Recorded November 29, 2011

Business Services Online (BSO) offers many internet services for businesses and employers who exchange information with Social Security. This webcast will guide you through the BSO Registration Process step-by-step and get you to a point where you will be prepared to setup and use two of BSO's most popular tools: the SSN Verification Service (SSNVS) and our Electronic Wage (W-2) Reporting suite.