Tag: disability insurance

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The brief’s key findings are: Disability insurance programs, such as Social Security’s SSDI, are designed to provide income yet maintain work incentives. Policymakers need to know what design features most effectively balance these twin goals. State and local programs can be used to study this question because their eligibility rules and benefits vary widely. A…

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The mix of disabilities for people receiving federal disability insurance has changed in important ways that often reflect trends in the health of the population as a whole. Two disabling conditions that have become a growing share of Social Security’s benefit awards in recent decades are mood disorders and various musculoskeletal problems, which include arthritis…