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HEARING: Chairman Johnson Announces Hearing on Encouraging Work Through the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

B-318 Rayburn House Office Building at 10:00 AM
June 19, 2013 — Hearing   

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will examine the impact of the DI program on the economy, efforts by Social Security to return individuals to work, efforts internationally to return individuals to work, and other options to encourage work.

Witness List

Mark G. Duggan, Ph.D.
Professor, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
(Truth in Testimony)

Mary C. Daly, Ph.D.
Group Vice President and Associate Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Kevin Ufier
National Director Managed Disability, GENEX Services
(Truth in Testimony)


Lisa D. Ekman
Director of Federal Policy, Health & Disability Advocates, on behalf of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Social Security Task Force

(Truth in Testimony)

James Smith
Budget and Policy Manger, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Vermont Agency of Human Services, Burlington, Vermont
(Truth in Testimony)

David Weaver, Ph.D.
Associate Commissioner, Office of Program Development and Research, accompanied by Robert Williams, Associate Commissioner, Office of Employment Support Programs, Social Security Administration


Chairman Johnson’s Opening Statement

SUBCOMMITTEE: Social Security