Social Security Disability Insurance: Action Needed to Address Finances

May 2013
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The article discusses the findings of the organization National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) as per which reallocation of existing payroll rate of Social Security could reinforce the Disability Insurance (DI) trust funds before the depletion of reserves. It is mentioned that 6.2 percent of earnings which are paid to Social Security by employers and workers goes to Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) trust fund.


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