Title II Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance
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- Title II Programs are “insurance” programs to replace income lost to a family through the retirement, death, or disability of a worker.
- The Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) program provides benefits to retired workers and their dependent family members and to survivors of deceased workers.
- The Disability Insurance (DI) program provides benefits to disabled workers, their spouses, and children (whether or not disabled).
- The OASDI program and the Medicare program are primarily financed through the collection of payroll taxes under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA).