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ABLE Savings Accounts For People With Disabilities

The Louisiana Achieving A Better Life Experience Act Program (ABLE) allows families to save for disability-related expenses of their loved ones. The advantage of this program is that it allows the family to save without worrying about whether the assets in an account will be counted as an asset for purposes of determining eligibility for federal and state benefits programs such as Medicaid and Social Security.

About Public Benefits

This covers information about public benefits and social services that people can get from the government. This includes public benefits such as food stamps, disability, unemployment, or other social needs. Find out what government programs might help you. Most government programs were created by federal law. Most are run in Louisiana by state agencies, but some are run directly by federal government agencies. You may be eligible for some services or benefits but not others.

Public Benefits and Effects on Inheritances in Successions

Many individuals who live with a disability or receive help from governmental programs. This may include Medicaid and Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI). This goes over information about inheritances that a beneficiary might get as a large sum. This resource goes over access to governmental programs the beneficiary received after an inheritance.

Social Security Disability Benefits

This information covers benefits for people with a disability including Social Security disability benefits, Social Security disability insurance, and Supplemental Security Income.

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