Tag: DI benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance SSDI application form and pen.

A colleague was looking into doing a project on Social Security’s Disability Insurance (DI) program, so it forced me to take a look.  If you listened to conversations on DI, you would get the impression that the problem is out of control and the highest national priority is getting these people off the rolls and…

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Abstract A patchwork of public programs—primarily Social Security Disability Insurance (DI), workers’ compensation, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and veterans’ benefits—provides income supports to people unable to work. Yet, questions persist about the effectiveness of these programs. This report examines the economic consequences of disability for a sample of Americans observed from age 51 to 64…