COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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Johnson Announces Hearing on the Financing Challenges Facing the Social Security Disability Insurance Program
B-318 Rayburn House Office Building at 10:00 AM

Mar 14, 2013

Focus Of The Hearing

The hearing will focus on the financing challenges facing the DI program, including why the number of program participants and benefit costs have grown so rapidly.  The hearing will also examine future trends, as well as underlying assumptions about the DI program, including entry on and exit from the disability rolls, the capacity for work of people with disabilities, and how total government spending is impacted by DI beneficiaries


Hearing Advisory


Johnson Announces Hearing on the Financing Challenges Facing the Social Security Disability Insurance Program 


Witness List

Joyce M. Manchester, Ph.D.
Chief, Long-Term Analysis Unit, Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Division Congressional Budget Office
Testimony

Stephen C. Goss
Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration
Testimony

Chairman Johnson's Opening Statement