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Jul 22, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Report: Analysis of the 2015 Social Security Trustees' Report

Today, the Social Security and Medicare Trustees released their annual reports on the financial health of the programs. Although these projections...
Jul 22, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Social Security Trustees Sound the Solvency Alarm

The Social Security and Medicare Trustees have released their reports on the long-term finances of each program, showing those programs remain...

Social Security Costs Keep Increasing Over the Long Term

CBO's Long-Term Budget Outlook, released last month, included updated projections for Social Security and Medicare, including individuals'...
Jul 14, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Ways & Means Starts the Conversation on Reforming SSDI

The House Ways & Means Committee held a hearing last week to investigate possible changes to the Social Security Disability ...
Jul 10, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

SSDI Solutions Initiative Publishes Issue Brief on Determination & Appeals Process

The McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative has published a second brief in its issue brief series on the Social Security Disability...
Jul 7, 2015 | Blog Paper | Social Security

Lankford on SSDI: The Time for Reform is Now

On Tuesday, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) wrote an op-ed in The Hill advocating for meaningful reform to the Social Security Disability...