United States Federal Budget: Social Insurance, Earned Benefits, & Entitlements

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Social insurance is made up of programs that help workers and their families replace part of income lost due to unemployment, disability, retirement, or death, as well as ensure access to adequate health care. Every year, millions of Americans rely on programs like Social Security, unemployment insurance and Medicare. These programs will touch nearly all Americans, as most people draw Social Security when they retire or require medical care in old age. Find out more at: http://nationalpriorities.org/works-on/social-insurance-earned-benefits-entitlement/