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
Joyce M. Manchester, Ph.D.
Chief, Long-Term Analysis Unit, Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Division Congressional Budget Office
Stephen C. Goss
Chief Actuary, Social Security Administration