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Effective January 1, 2024, the federal Supplemental Security Income payment amount will increase by 3.2 percent. The amounts paid to individuals and couples are below: Recipient Unrounded annual amounts for— Monthly amounts for 2024 2023 2024 a Eligible individual $10,970.44 $11,321.49 $943 Eligible couple 16,453.84 16,980.36 1,415 Essential person 5,497.80 5,673.73 472 Impact on Medicaid This […]

Georgia State Medicaid Plan

Walter alleged that he had bipolar disorder, depression, bulging discs, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and that he had been disabled sine January 1, 2012. He applied for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) on May 4, 2018. He was denied eligibility by SSI and then by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and that decision was affirmed […]

Every year the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit rate and Medicaid resource allowances are updated. For 2022, the federal benefit rate increased by 5.9%. There was no change in the SSI benefit rate. The SSI monthly benefit increased to $841. This means the Medicaid income cap increases to $2,523 of gross monthly income. The one-third […]

2022 SSI Rate

SSI amounts for 2022 The monthly maximum Federal amounts for 2022 are $841 for an eligible individual, $1,261 for an eligible individual with an eligible spouse, and $421 for an essential person. Calculation details Recipient Unrounded annual amounts for— Monthly amounts for 2022 2021 2022 a Eligible individual $9,530.12 $10,092.40 $841 Eligible couple 14,293.61 15,136.93 1,261 […]

DATE: Friday, March 26, 2021 MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE: Improve Administration of the Disability Programs REPORT NUMBER:  A-02-18-50357 REPORT TYPE: Audit Report OFFICE AFFILIATION: The Office of Audit Our objective was to determine whether Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients used, and the Social Security Administration (SSA) verified the values of, Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts.  View […]

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