Social Security Disability Insurance: Participation and Spending


In 2015, Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) benefit payments totaled $143 billion. CBO examines approaches that could improve the financial sustainability of the DI program and delay exhaustion of the DI trust fund past 2022.

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On December 19, 2016, CBO reposted the “screen-friendly” version of this report to correct the date on the first page.