ABOUT WORKING HEALTHY


Many people with disabilities want to work but worry that doing so could jeopardize their vital health and long term care coverage. Working Healthy offers people with disabilities who are working or interested in working the opportunity to get or keep Medicaid coverage while on the job. Through Working Healthy people can earn more, save more, achieve their career goals, and still maintain their health coverage.

Working Healthy is a Medicaid program. To qualify for this program, a person must:

  • Have a disability determined by Social Security;
  • Be no younger than 16 and no older than 64;
  • Be employed;
  • Have total income of less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Level;
  • Not be receiving Home and Community Based Services;
  • Not be living in a nursing facility; and
  • Have resources that are less than $15,000.

More information about the Working Healthy program can be found at:http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/workinghealthy

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