by Gordon Gray, Hannah Yee
American Action Forum
June 24, 2014
The United States has seen the scope and scale of its disability insurance program expand several times over, presenting significant costs and controversies. Other developed countries have met similar challenges with reforms that seek generally to return disabled people to the labor force, reduce the number of disability claimants, restrict benefit duration, and achieve other cost savings. In this context, success is defined as the degree to which programmatic reforms relived the growth and cost of disability enrollment. This report presents an overview of reforms by country and effectiveness.



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