Social Security & Employment

Dollar bills scattered across a table with a social security card on top

Within our Social Security Administration (SSA) funding restrictions, DRM provides information, advice and limited representation to Social Security recipients with disabilities regarding work incentives and employment barriers, including prevention of SSA overpayments, criminal record expungement and access to vocational services. DRM also conducts representative payee investigations at SSA’s direction.

DRM provides resources and publications regarding Social Security and Employment:

1. Social Security Administration Ticket to Work fact sheets (PDF format) – a series of fact sheets in Question and Answer format, describing the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work program.

General Ticket to Work Information
What Can an Employment Network Do For Me?
Choosing an Employment Network
Your Rights in the Ticket to Work Program
Ticket to Work Grievance Process

2. Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID), also known as the “Medicaid Buy-In”. Current information can be found by visiting the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s EID webpage.

3. Representative Payee: reporting allegations of misuse of funds

4. Information for people with a representative payee managing their Social Security money