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Permanent disability social insurance programs in Japan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20337138     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article examines Japan's permanent disability social insurance programs. Because there is limited information available about these programs in the literature outside Japan, this analysis helps to further international disability research. Primary public pension systems and their corresponding programs for permanently disabled workers and their families are described, including trends in the number of beneficiaries and benefit expenditures. Importantly, the article analyzes the determination and appeals processes in Japan for claiming permanent social insurance disability pensions. The study also references the Social Security Disability Insurance program operating in the United States and offers comparisons with the system in Japan, which provides insights about operational procedures to researchers and policymakers in both countries. Permanent disability programs in Japan and the United States share similar characteristics, including aspects of their benefit determination and appeals procedures. However, these country program experiences diverge markedly in several areas, making the comparison worthwhile from a policy perspective.
David Rajnes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Social security bulletin     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0037-7910     ISO Abbreviation:  Soc Secur Bull     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-26     Completed Date:  2010-04-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  22030305R     Medline TA:  Soc Secur Bull     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  61-84     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Program Studies, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics, Office of Retirement and Disability Policy, Social Security Administration, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Eligibility Determination
Insurance Benefits
Insurance Coverage
Insurance, Disability / organization & administration*
Social Security / organization & administration
United States

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