New Government Report: Social Security Disability
by Daniel Bertoni
Paperback, 80 pages, 2011, $25.00
The Social Security Administration (SSA) pays billions of dollars in Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income to people with disabilities. The TW program provides eligible beneficiaries with a ticket they may assign to employment networks (EN). ENs help them obtain employment and reduce dependence on SSA benefits. ENs receive payments from SSA once a ticket holder (TH) has earnings exceeding a set threshold. Due to low participation, SSA changed program regulations. to provide ENs and TH with more incentives to participate. This report examines: (1) changes in TH and EN participation over time; (2) service approaches used by ENs; and (3) SSA’s efforts to evaluate TH and ENs.
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