Health-care utilization as a proxy in disability determination

"The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers two programs that provide benefits based on disability: the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. This report analyzes health care utilizations as they relate to impairment se...

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Corporate Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Committee on Health Care Utilization and Adults with Disabilities
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, DC the National Academies Press 2018, [2018]©2018
Series:Consensus study report
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:"The Social Security Administration (SSA) administers two programs that provide benefits based on disability: the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. This report analyzes health care utilizations as they relate to impairment severity and SSA's definition of disability. Health Care Utilization as a Proxy in Disability Determination identifies types of utilizations that might be good proxies for "listing-level" severity; that is, what represents an impairment, or combination of impairments, that are severe enough to prevent a person from doing any gainful activity, regardless of age, education, or work experience"--Publisher's description
Physical Description:1 PDF file (vii, 145 pages) color illustrations
ISBN:030946918X
9780309469180