“Ticket Back to Work”; is it worth it?


How Far Will You Go?

Written By Marsha Beede

(I often find myself dedicated to the needs of others, especially those on Social Security Disability because in this day and age it is difficult enough to qualify, but just as easy to lose. Therefore I dedicate this article to those with disabilities, friends, family and love ones whom have suffered through hard times.)

The “Ticket Back to Work Program” was designed to help workers who are “permanently and totally disabled,” and administration officials say that it is an important lifeline for many people who simply cannot work at all.

But Social Security officials can take into consideration a person’s age, skills and ability to retrain when determining eligibility. But the question remains: How many beneficiaries could work, given the right services and workplace accommodations?

It was estimated that at least 18 percent of recipients could work and earn at least the threshold at which benefits…

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