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Social Security Adminstration awards BenePLAN five-year agreement.
August 19, 2015
UMass Medical School’s BenePLAN Program receives five-year cooperative agreement from U.S. Social Security Administration

The U.S. Social Security Administration awarded UMass Medical School’s BenePLAN program a five-year Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) cooperative agreement to continue providing WIPA services.

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    November 2-4 — Arlington, VA

    This event draws Medicaid directors, their staff, and Medicaid experts from the public and private sectors to discuss policy and practice.

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