Social Security Subcommittee Hearing on the Financing Challenges Facing the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

Date: 
Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
B-318 Rayburn House Office Building

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  

Public Submissions For Record
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Opening Statements

Becerra Opening Statement at Hearing on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

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

113th Congress