Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress, 2008. Endnotes


1 In this case, the Supreme Court ruled that the IFA (or a residual functional capacity assessment) that applied to adults whose condition did not meet or equal a listing of medical impairments to determine eligibility should also be applied to children whose condition did not meet or equal the medical listing of impairments.
2 The GAO study estimated that 87,000 children were added to the SSI caseload after the IFA for children was initiated.

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