Archives by Year: 2016

Summit DD Appoints New Board President and Officers

(Tallmadge, Ohio) – The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Siegferth as Board President, David Dohnal as Vice President and Denise Ricks as Secretary. Siegferth replaces Randy Briggs as Board President, who served in the role since 2012. Read More ›

2016-2018 Summit DD Long Range Plan

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Summit DD Releases Timeline for State-Mandated Transition

The Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, or Summit DD, recently released a detailed timeline to transition out of Medicaid funded services due a federal mandate from the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services, or CMS. Read More ›

Payee FAQs: A Practical Guide to Managing Social Security Benefits

What is a Payee?
According to the Social Security Administration, a representative payee is a person or organization appointed to receive the Social Security or SSI benefits for anyone who can’t manage their own benefits. It can be a friend or family member or organizational payee. When choosing a payee consider choosing someone the beneficiary feels will support them in participating in managing their money. Read More ›

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