Paula Morgan

About Paula Morgan

Paula Morgan has more than 18 years of public and private experience helping people successfully navigate Social Security Administration (SSA) disability programs. She is a Return to Work Case Manager for Allsup Employment Services (AES), a national, SSA-authorized Employment Network (EN). Morgan works with former workers with disabilities to help them navigate the SSA’s Ticket to Work (TTW) program. She focuses on education and early intervention of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applicants as they move through the insurance program and identifies opportunities for returning to work should their condition improve. In addition, she guides individuals through the compliance and complexities of the TTW program, helping them overcoming barriers common to those with disabilities. Prior to AES, Morgan worked for Allsup, LLC where she specialized in helping individuals appeal their disability cases before Social Security administrative law judges. She was a Social Security Disability Determination Senior Counselor for the state of Missouri before joining Allsup in 2006. She holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and has national certifications of achievement from the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators (ACRE) and the Supported Employment Web Based Certificate Series.

Can You Work And Get SSDI Benefits? Find Out During Disability Employment Awareness Month

If you’ve had to stop working because of a health issue, the first thing you need to do is to find out if you qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Then be sure to apply immediately. Your SSDI coverage, which you’ve paid for with FICA taxes, [...]

By |2018-10-09T17:36:59+00:00October 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Can You Work And Get SSDI Benefits? Find Out During Disability Employment Awareness Month

Most SSDI Recipients Want To Return to Work

By Paula Morgan, Senior Technical Specialist for Allsup Employment Services I’ve heard the same stories for years. “People drawing disability are deadbeats.” Or, “They’re just lazy and the last thing they want to do is work.” And, “All they’re doing is taking my hard-earned tax money!” I’ve been [...]

By |2018-04-26T17:48:16+00:00April 9th, 2018|Comments Off on Most SSDI Recipients Want To Return to Work

Do I Need Medicare If I Have Other Health Insurance?

What happens if you’re about to become eligible for Medicare plans—but you already have health insurance through an employer, a spouse’s employer or a retiree plan? Do you need to enroll in Medicare, or can you just keep the coverage you have now? Medicare’s rules can be [...]

By |2018-04-12T18:35:36+00:00May 30th, 2013|Comments Off on Do I Need Medicare If I Have Other Health Insurance?
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