Green Book / Overview of Entitlement Programs

Background material and data on major programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means

Background material and statistical data on major entitlement programs, including Social Security, Medicare, families with children, unemployment, and block grants. Includes sections on other Federal assistance programs and on tax expenditures and provisions related to retirement, health, poverty, employment, and disability. Describes the programs, their size and growth, program eligibility, payments, financing, participant characteristics, and history. Appendixes provide health status and expenditures of the elderly, national health expenditures and health insurance coverage, Medicare reimbursement to hospitals and doctors, employment and unemployment, characteristics of families with children, economic, population, immigration, income and fiscal data, and budget tables.
Dates of Coverage:
years vary
User Limit:
none
Material Types:
  • Data and Statistics
  • Encyclopedias
  • Government Information
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