Social Insurance and Economic Security

Social Insurance and Economic Security

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This classic social insurance work has been updated to cover a decade of policy developments and the impact of the recent economic crisis.The book includes in-depth discussion of all major programs to reduce economic insecurity in the United States, including Social Security, Medicare, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, and temporary disability insurance. The principles, characteristics, and policy issues associated with social insurance and public assistance programs are discussed in detail. The book examines each major cause of economic insecurity and analyzes the appropriate social insurance program for dealing with the problem.Certain disabilities, however, are so severe that the child is considered immediately eligible for SSI payments. Some conditions that may qualify the disabled child for SSI include the following: a€c HIV infection a€c Total blindness a€c Total deafness a€c Cerebral palsy a€c Down syndrome a€c Muscular dystrophy ... However, if that happens, the SSI payments do not have to be repaid. ... finanCing The federal government pays the cost of SSI cash payments and the administrative costs of federallyanbsp;...

Title:Social Insurance and Economic Security
Author:George E. Rejda
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-17


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