Effective April 1, 2012, the Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA), in partnership with University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), will assume the administration of the state portion of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments.
This Operations Memo:
- explains how this change will impact applicants and clients;
- explains University of Massachusetts Medical School’s (UMMS) role in administering the program;
- provides contact information for DTA staff; and
- provides DTA staff with answers to clients’ frequently asked questions.