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SSDI Solutions Initiative

The McCrery-Pomeroy SSDI Solutions Initiative is a project dedicated to identifying practical policy changes to improve the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program and other programs for people with disabilities, those contributing to the program, and the economy as a whole. Launched in 2014, the first phase of the initiative selected and published 12 peer-reviewed policy proposals, each addressing a unique problem in the current SSDI program and written by accomplished policy experts from a variety of backgrounds. These proposals were presented at the Initiative’s 2015 SSDI Solutions Conference and culminated in the publication of SSDI Solutions: Ideas to Strengthen the Social Security Disability Insurance Program. The Initiative’s work has helped elevate SSDI to the attention of policymakers and inspired a number of legislative reform efforts.

Beginning in 2018, a next phase of the Initiative will publish new works and research detailing how some of the Initiative’s prior policy proposals and other ideas could be implemented or tested, presenting new research building on prior proposals, and helping set the stage for more comprehensive reform well in advance of the next solvency deadline.

The SSDI Solutions Initiative is co-chaired by former Congressmen Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) and Jim McCrery (R-LA). It is a project of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.

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