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Citation:  Kregel, John (2015). Removing obstacles to employment and increased financial independence through improved choices: Making DI work better for beneficiaries. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 43 (3), 173-181.
Title:  Removing obstacles to employment and increased financial independence through improved choices: Making DI work better for beneficiaries
Authors:  Kregel, John
Year:  2015
Journal/Publication:  Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Publisher:  IOS Press
DOI:  https://doi.org/10.3233/JVR-150767
Full text:  https://content.iospress.com/articles/journal-of-vocational-rehabil...   
Peer-reviewed?  No
NIDILRR-funded?  Yes

Structured abstract:

Background:  On July 9, 2015, Dr. John Kregel provided testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee of addressing “Removing Obstacles to Employment and Increased Financial Independence through Improved Choices: Making DI Work Better for Beneficiaries.” The purpose of the hearing was to discuss promoting work opportunities for Social Security Disability Insurance beneficiaries. The panel was asked to address what modifications could be made to Social Security Disability Insurance to better assist beneficiaries obtain and maintain employment, improve financial independence, and decrease reliance on federal benefits. His testimony is provided in its entirety.

Populations served:  SSI and SSDI recipients
Interventions:  Other