Transforming SSA's Disability Programs for 21st Century America

Transforming SSA's Disability Programs 21st Century America

GAO's Strategic Plan

GAO's High Risk List

Composition of Federal Spending

Federal Spending for Mandatory and Discretionary Programs

Selected Fiscal Exposure: Sorces and Examples (End of 2003)

Another Way to Think About These Numbers

Composition of Spending as a Share of GDP Under Baseline Extended

Composition of Spending as a Share of GDP Assuming Discretionary Spending Grows with GDP after 2004 and All Expiring Tax Provisions Are Extended

Social Security and Medicare’s Hospital Insurance Trust Funds Face Cash Deficits

Actuarial Deficit of OASI and DI Trust Funds

Key Dates For Trust Funds

Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid Spending as a Percent of GDP

Current Fiscal Policy Is Unsustainable

We Need a 3-Pronged Approach

The Need to Restructure the Social Security Disability Programs

SSA’s Disability Programs Are Expensive and Growing

SSA’s Disability Programs Are Difficult to Administer

SSA’s Disability Programs Are Out of Date

GAO Placed Modernizing Federal Disability Programs on Its High Risk List

Recent Changes Have Enhanced Work Potential for Some People with Disabilities

SSA’s Disability Programs Are Out of Step with This 21st Century Environment

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SSA's Disability Programs Are Out of Step with This 21st Century Environment cont'd

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SSA Faces Significant Challenges to Reorienting and Transforming DI & SSI

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Concluding Thoughts

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Concluding Thoughts cont'd

Transforming SSA's Disability Programs for 21st Century America