Benefit specialists help older adults and people with disabilities
with questions and problems related to benefits such as Medicare,
Medicaid, Social Security, FoodShare and health insurance.
benefit specialists serve adults with disabilities ages 18 to 59.
Elder benefit specialists serve people age 60 or older.
Work incentives benefit
specialists (exit DHS) help people who
receive disability benefits with questions related to employment income.
What can a benefit specialist do for you?
accurate information about a wide variety of programs
that cover healthcare, food and other household expenses
you to identify and apply for programs that will best meet your
with an appeal when eligibility or coverage is denied
on your behalf with other parties
you to an appropriate attorney when necessary
I find a benefit specialist?
You can find a benefit specialist at the
Aging and Disability Resource Center or aging office in your
county of residence.
If you are a tribal member, you may choose to contact a
you are deaf, hard of hearing or deafblind and
need help with your
benefits, you may choose to contact the Deaf Disability Benefit
Specialist at the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. These
services are offered statewide.
Questions about how working might affect your disability benefits?
Contact a work incentives
benefit specialist (Exit DHS).
February 19, 2014