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Federal policy and the rise in disability enrollment

Mark G. Duggan

Federal policy and the rise in disability enrollment

evidence for the VA"s compensation disability program

by Mark G. Duggan

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disability evaluation -- United States -- Mathematical models,
  • Insurance, Disability -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Supplemental security income program -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Duggan, Robert Rosenheck, Perry Singleton.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 12323., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 12323.
    ContributionsRosenheck, Robert., Singleton, Perry., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34, [14] p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17630236M
    OCLC/WorldCa70221549

    Are you a Law Enforcement Officer, Firefighter, or Air TrafficController covered under the "Special Groups" retirement provisions of FERS? The Social Security Administration assigns Social Security numbers, and administers the Social Security retirement, survivors, and disability insurance programs. They also administer the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind, and disabled.


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Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA's Disability Compensation Program Mark Duggan University of Maryland and National Bureau of Economic Research [email protected] Robert Rosenheck Yale School of Medicine, VA New England Mental Illness, Research and Education Center (MIRECC) [email protected] Get this from a library.

Federal policy and the rise in disability enrollment: evidence for the VA's disability program. [Mark G Duggan; Robert Rosenheck; Perry Singleton; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "The fraction of non-elderly adults in the U.S.

receiving disability benefits from the federal SSDI and/or SSI programs increased from to percent during the last. Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA's Disability Compensation Program Mark Duggan, Robert Rosenheck, and Perry Singleton NBER Working Paper No.

JuneRevised October JEL No. H55,H56,I10,I38 ABSTRACT The U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) currently provides disability benefits to Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA's Disability Compensation Program Mark Duggan, Robert Rosenheck, Perry Singleton.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in JuneRevised in January NBER Program(s):Health Care Program, Public Economics Program. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs compensates 13 percent of the nation’s military veterans for service‐related disabilities through the Disability Compensation (DC) program.

Ina legislative change made it easier for Vietnam veterans to receive benefits for diabetes associated with military service. In this paper, we investigate this policy’s effect on DC enrollment and Cited by: Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the Veterans Affairs’ Disability Compensation Program Mark Duggan University of Maryland Robert Rosenheck New England Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Centers Perry.

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