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Profile America: Temporary Disability Insurance

Profile America: Temporary Disability Insurance

Saturday, April 29 —┬áHealth insurance and its affordability has been a topic of political contention mostly in the past two decades, but the social need was recognized much earlier. On this date in 1942, Rhode Island became the first state […]

Profile America: Social Insurance

On this date in 1942, Rhode Island became the first state to set up a health or temporary disability insurance program for its working citizens unemployed because of sickness.