Workers’ compensation provides medical care, rehabilitation, and cash benefits for workers who are injured on the job or who contract work-related illnesses. It also pays benefits to families of workers who die of work-related causes. Each state regulates its own workers’ compensation program, with no standard reporting requirements. Unlike other U.S. social insurance programs, state workers’ compensation programs are not federally financed or administered. And, unlike private pensions or employer-sponsored health benefits that receive favorable federal tax treatment, no federal laws set standards for “tax-qualified” plans or require comprehensive reporting of workers’ compensation coverage and benefits.

Social Security: Past, Present and Future

Can We Afford Social Security When Baby Boomers Retire?

A Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

Reflections on Implementing Medicare (Second Edition)

Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs, 1997–1998 New Estimates

Is More Choice Always Better?

Ensuring Health and Income Security for an Aging Workforce

Should Higher Income Beneficiaries Pay More For Medicare?

Individualizing Medicare

The Economic Status of the Elderly

Political Risk and Social Security Reform

Sooner is Better in Social Security Reform

The Predictability of Retirement Income

Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2000 Trustees Report

Widows, Poverty, and Social Security Policy Options

The Financing Needs of a Restructured Medicare Program

Supplemental Health Insurance for Medicare Beneficiaries

Health Insurance Coverage of People in the Ten Years Before Medicare Eligibility

Americans’ Attitudes Towards Social Security: Popular Claims Meet Hard Data

Social Security Finances: Findings of the 2001 Trustees Report

Financing Medicare’s Future

Restructuring Medicare: Next Steps

Medicare and the American Social Contract

Structuring Medicare Choices

From a Generation Behind to a Generation Ahead: Transforming Traditional Medicare

Securing Medicare’s Future: What are the Issues?

Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs, 1996 New Estimates

Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs, 1994–1995 New Estimates

Workers’ Compensation: Benefits, Coverage, and Costs, 1999 New Estimates, 1996-1998 Revisions

Medicare Today and Tomorrow: Views from California

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