Increasing Employer Responsibility for Disability Benefits: Analysis of an Approach to Social Security Disability Insurance Reform
DRC Issue Brief 2015-02
Publisher: Washington, DC: Center for Studying Disability Policy, Mathematica Policy Research
Feb 28, 2015
- We found that the reform proposals would place a relatively large burden on low-wage firms with fewer than 500 workers.
- Firms with high potential liabilities face competing incentives to accommodate and retain or reduce hiring and retaining workers at high risk for medical problems.
- Although these proposals would likely reduce DI expenditures, they might have less desirable unintended consequences.
Disability Research Consortium
Social Security Administration
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