Ticket to Work

ticket to work logoRMCEP is Provider Affiliate of the American Dream Employment Network (ADEN) providing the Ticket to Work program to SSI and SSDI beneficiaries. As an Employment Network operating under  the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work Program, RMCEP has made a commitment to work with individuals receiving SSI and/or SSDI.

RMCEP has 8 Certified Work Incentive Practitioners, two who are also certified Benefit Coaches, who can provide benefit and work incentive advisement.

If you are interested in finding out if the Ticket to Work program is right for you, please contact:

Char Hirte
Ticket to Work Coordinator

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ticket to Work program?

The Ticket to Work (Ticket) program is a free and voluntary program that can help Social Security beneficiaries go to work, get a good job that may lead to a career, and become financially independent, all while they keep their Medicare or Medicaid.

What are the Goals of T2W?

  • Offer beneficiaries with disabilities expanded choices when seeking service and supports to enter, re-enter and/or maintain employment
  • Increase the financial independence and self-sufficiency of beneficiaries with disabilities
  • Reduce and, whenever possible, eliminate reliance on disability benefits

Who is eligible?

Individuals between the ages of 18 and 64 and currently receiving disability related payments under either the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program usually are Ticket eligible.

What is the cost?

There is never any charge for our services.

What are the advantages of the Ticket Program?

While participating in the Ticket program, beneficiaries can get the help they need to safely explore their work options without immediately losing their benefits and find the job that is right for them. Beneficiaries also can use a combination of Work Incentives to maximize their income until they begin to earn enough to support themselves. Therefore, the individual can:

  • Go to work without automatically losing disability benefits;
  • Return to benefits if he or she has to stop working;
  • Continue to receive healthcare benefits; and
  • Be protected from receiving a medical Continuing Disability Review (CDR) while using the ticket and making the expected progress with work or educational goals.