Social Insurance Programs: Definition, Types & Examples


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All of the following are social insurance programs in the United States, EXCEPT:

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1. Revenue used to fund social insurance programs in the United States is generally funded by which of the following?

2. Which of the following individuals is eligible for SSDI benefits?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these educational tools, you can test your comprehension of details surrounding the various social insurance programs that the United States offers. Your level of understanding about the purposes of these programs and the qualifications for receiving each wll be challenged.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of the following social insurance programs:

  • Medicare
  • Welfare
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social insurance programs lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Medicare
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding revenue used to fund social insurance programs

Additional Learning

To learn more about social insurance programs, take a look at the corresponding lesson called Social Insurance Programs: Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson will prepare you to:

  • Describe what's included in parts A-D of Medicare
  • Discuss who is eligible for various social insurance programs
  • List the programs enacted by the Social Security Act of 1935