The problems SSDI has yet to overcome are the following:

Aging workforce which can strain the budget as more retirees collecting SSDI emerge.

Recession growth leading to unemployment benefits or jobs that were unsuitable to their abilities, poorly paid, or had disappeared all together.

In 2010, 1s the last baby boomers began to move through their late 50s and early 60s, en route to full retirement new disability enrollment hit all time highs in 2010 and the subsequently fell sharply after words.

A falling population is also a potential problem. Less people means less money that can be paid into social programs and, combined with a shift in balance to an increase aging population, problems cold arise in the future.