Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions for the people who receive disability benefits (Beneficiaries and Consumers), refer people to benefits specialists (DVR Counselors and Long Term Care providers), or are Work Incentives Benefit Specialists (below).  If you still cannot find answers to your questions, please use the "Contact WIBSA" button above to send WIBSA an email!

General Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions from Beneficiaries and Consumers

Do you or a family member have a disability and are looking to apply for or already receive disability benefits from Social Security or the state of Wisconsin?  These frequently asked questions may assist you in seeing if you or a loved one needs benefits counseling.

 

How do I apply for benefits?

How do I prevent overpayments?

How do I save more than the SSI and Medicaid asset limit?

How do I find out more about DVR and other employment resources?

How do I find additional information, articles, or updates about benefits?

Frequently Asked Questions from DVR Counselors and Long Term Care Providers

Do you work with someone who is applying for or receives disability benefits from Social Security or the state of Wisconsin?  Is the person working or considering looking for employment?  These frequently asked questions may assist you in seeing if your consumer needs benefits counseling.


Should I refer my consumer for benefit counseling?

What service would be most beneficial to my consumer?

How do I refer my consumer for benefit counseling?

How do I find additional information, articles, or updates about benefits?

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