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  • Policy Basics: Social Security Disability Insurance
    Revised March 14, 2014

    What Is Social Security Disability Insurance? Disability Insurance (DI) is an integral part of Social Security.  It provides modest but vital benefits to workers who can no longer support themselves on account of a serious and long-lasting medical impairment.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers the DI program. In December 2013, 8.9 …
  • Introduction to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program
    Revised February 27, 2014

    What Is Supplemental Security Income? The federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly cash assistance to people who are disabled, blind, or elderly and have little income and few assets.  In December 2013, nearly 8.4 million people collected SSI benefits (see Figure 1).[1]  For nearly three-fifths of …
  • Policy Basics: Introduction to Supplemental Security Income
    Updated February 27, 2014

    What Is the Supplemental Security Income Program? The federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program provides monthly cash assistance to people who are disabled, blind, or elderly and have little income and few assets.  SSI is distinct from the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) programs commonly known as Social Security, though many …
  • How Much of the Growth in Disability Insurance Stems From Demographic Changes?
    Kathy Ruffing
    January 27, 2014

    The Disability Insurance (DI) program — a vital part of Social Security that pays modest benefits to people who can no longer support themselves by working due to severe medical impairments — has grown rapidly in recent decades.  The program’s chief actuary has consistently stated that demographic changes …
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