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Social Security Disability Insurance at Age 60: Does It Still Reflect Congress’ Original Intent?

Categories: Disability,Govt Finance,Retirement/Social Security,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/issuepapers/ip2015-01.html

Examines whether the program is still focused on its original intent: to support disabled workers with substantial work histories, be funded through payroll taxes, include stringent disability criteria, provide modest support levels, and require return-to-work supports. From the Social Security Administration