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Legislation and the Law


Legislation and Rights: Health Care



The following lists major legislation enacted by the federal government in regard to health and care issues for people with disabilities.


Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act
December 1999

This federal law is intended to expand Medicare and Medicaid coverage to disabled Social Security Beneficiaries who could work or are currently working. For a brief overview of this act, visit the Unites States Social Security Administration online. You may also call their toll-free number, (800) 772-1213 (Voice) or (800) 772-1213 (TTY) and ask for the booklet, Working While Disabled, How We Can Help.


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