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Training & Webinars

Work Ability Utah provides training across the state in the area of work incentives for people with disabilities and health care coverage. Select from the list below to view past trainings.

Self Employment 101

This webinar was originally broadcast October 10, 2008. Staff from Walsh and Weathers Research and Policy Studies compare wage employment and self employment for people with disabilities, utilizing lessons learned from three Department of Labor grants for self employment. Watch this one hour presentation to learn more.

An Introduction to PASS

This webinar was originally broadcast October 7, 2008. Utah's Social Security Area Work Incentive Coordinator, Esther Medina provides an overview of PASS plans for agency personnel, educators and providers. In this one hour presentation you will learn about Social Security's original work incentive.

Assistive Technology and Disability Resources Funding

This webinar was originally broadcast on October 27, 2008. Sachin Pavithran and Marilyn Hammond of the Utah Assistive Technology Program share what's available in the area of assistive technology in Utah. Funding resources are also shared. This one hour presentation is a broad introduction.

Health Care and Working, Part 1: Medicaid

This webinar was originially broadcast on April 22, 2010.  Margot Dana, Benefits Specialist, reviews Medicaid eligiblity and polices around working. She provides a review of the work incentives in Medicaid:  1619(b) and the Medicaid Work Incentive.  Watch this 90 minute presentation and learn more about how Medicaid coverage can be maintained while earnings can increase!

Health Care and Working, Part 2: Medicare

This webinar was originally broadcast on May 19, 2010.  Margot Dana, Benefits Specialsit reviews eligibility for Medicare and the processes surrounding working for those who are eligible.  Watch this 90 minute presentation to learn about Medicare coverage, Parts A, B, C and D.