The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, or ABLE Act, created tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with disabilities and their families. The ABLE Act permits people with disabilities to save money without the risk of losing their eligibility for benefits, such as Social Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, and food assistance. This makes tax-free accounts available to cover qualified expenses such as medical and dental care, education, housing, transportation, assistive technology, employment training, and other community-based supports.
ABLE Advisory Board
Provisions of the Able Advisory Board stipulate that it must include the director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities or a designee, one member of the Ohio House of Representatives, and one member of the Ohio Senate as well as members appointed by the governor, including
Participants can request their own STABLE Card that can be used to spend money on qualified expenses.
The ABLE Advisory Board meets quarterly. Check back for 2018
Board Minutes 3-15-2017
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