OPWDD has released its 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for monthly SSI amounts that individuals with disabilities may be eligible to receive. Please view the PDFs below illustrating the adjustments that will go into effect as of January 1, 2019. They will be posted on OPWDD’s website www.opwdd.ny.gov soon. The COLA is based upon the 2.8% COLA for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income.

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2019 Benefit Levels

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Kenneth R. Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA

Kenneth R. Cerini, CPA, CFP, FABFA

Managing Partner

Ken is the Managing Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP and is the executive responsible for the administration of our not-for-profit and educational provider practice groups. In addition to his extensive audit experience, Ken has been directly involved in providing consulting services for nonprofits and educational facilities of all sizes throughout New York State in such areas as cost reporting, financial analysis, Medicaid compliance, government audit representation, rate maximization, board training, budgeting and forecasting, and more.