Disability

Cheap Health Insurance For Disabled Workers

A change in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 allows states to offer Medicaid to individuals who are working and who have a disability. Prior to this, states could only offer Medicaid to people with disabilities who were NOT working. The income limit goes up to $40,000 a year. Contact your state Department of Health to identify your Medicaid office. You can also check out the website of the Bazelon Center

Visit: www.bazelon.org

4000 Grant To Paint Your Home

That’s what Canton, Ohio offers to very low-income residents – grants to paint their house or put on new siding. They feel that an investment like this improves the value of all the properties in the area. Sunnyvale, California offers some of their residents $400 in grant money to paint their homes. And if you’re over 60 or have a disability, you can get a $1,200 grant. See if your city or state offers a program like this go to

Visit: www.govengine.com

10000 To Buy A Van or Talking Computer

Learn how technology can help your disability and money programs to purchase equipment. Contact your state Office of Social Services or Vocational Rehabilitation or Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA), 1700 North Moore St., #1540, Arlington, VA 22209; 703-525-6686; 703-524-6639 (TTY)

Visit: www.resna.org

48000 Grant for Veterans to Adapt Their Home for a Disability

Called the Specially Adapted Housing for Disabled Veterans Programs and referred to as Program #64.106 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program provides grants to certain severely disabled veterans acquire a home which is suitably adapted to meet the special needs of their disabilities. Contact your local Veterans Administration office at Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420, 202-273-7390

Visit: www.homeloans.va.gov/eligmap.htm

Cheap Health Insurance For Disabled Workers

A change in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 allows states to offer Medicaid to individuals who are working and who have a disability. Prior to this, states could only offer Medicaid to people with disabilities who were NOT working. The income limit goes up to $40,000 a year. Contact your state Department of Health to identify your Medicaid office. You can also check out the website of the Bazelon Center

Visit: www.bazelon.org

If You Feel A Doctor Or Hospital Refused You Services

because of your race, national origin or disability the U.S. Dept. of Health And Human Services will take away any money they get from the government money, and they all get some. You can always get someone’s attention by hitting them in the pocket book and you can do it FOR FREE.

Visit: www.hhs.gov/ocr/newfaq.html