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Health & Health Care

ASPE produces health policy research with a focus on equity, coverage, and access. Find resources related to a broad range of topics, including the uninsured population, vaccine hesitancy, Medicaid/CHIP, Medicare, the federal marketplace (HealthCare.gov), telehealth, health care delivery, underserved areas, delivery system transformation, health outcomes, and social determinants of health.

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ASPE Issue Brief, Report

Reimbursement Mechanisms in Team-Based Behavioral Health Care

Team-based behavioral health care can effectively address clinical needs and mitigate behavioral health workforce shortages. Despite the demonstrated benefits of team-based care models, experts in the fields of behavioral health workforce and network adequacy have noted that existing reimbursement models do not adequately support team-based care.
Policy Brief

Refugee and Asylee Data on the Utilization of Medicaid

This brief describes a joint project of the ASPE and the Office of Refugee Resettlement in the Administration for Children and Families to enhance the data infrastructure of agencies managing refugees and Medicaid services. This project is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund.
Report

Linking State Medicaid Data and Birth Certificates For Maternal Health Research

This report presents the set of guiding principles for linking state Medicaid data with birth certificates that was developed by state and national experts and leaders. These guiding principles can be implemented to create a multistate linked database that researchers would be able to access and use for research on maternal health, including patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
Report

Reviewing, Refining, and Validating Claims-Based Algorithms of Frailty and Functional Impairment

This report describes validation of claims-based frailty algorithms for potential use in Medicare claims. Related Products:
Report, Research Summary

EHR Implementation Guide – Identifying Frailty Using Existing Health Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Health Systems

RAND identified use cases on identifying frailty using electronic health record (EHR) data in health systems in the US and examples from other countries, which demonstrate applications in both primary and specialist care. The final EHR implementation guide summarizes the learnings from participants in the EHR Learning Network and the identified use cases.
ASPE Issue Brief

Changes in the List Prices of Prescription Drugs, 2017-2023

Drug manufacturers may change the list prices of their drugs at any time after launch. Over the period from January 2022 to January 2023, more than 4,200 drug products had price increases, of which 46 percent were larger than the rate of inflation. The average drug price increase over the course of the period was 15.2 percent, which translates to $590 per drug product.
Report

Surging the Public Health Workforce: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Response at State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Agencies

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) released a report summarizing lessons learned from surging the governmental public health workforce at state, tribal, local, and territorial (STLT) public health agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fact Sheet

Inflation Reduction Act Research Series: Projected Impacts for Asian, Black, and Latino Medicare Enrollees

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is helping people with Medicare afford their medications, including the 2.1 million Asian, 5.8 million Black, and 5.3 million Latino Part D enrollees. These fact sheets review existing research to present the projected impacts of key IRA Medicare drug-related provisions for these populations.
Case Study, Report

Understanding the Impacts of OS-PCORTF Projects on Data Capacity: An Interim Qualitative Assessment

This report presents findings from an interim qualitative assessment that examined the ways in which OS-PCORTF projects collectively advanced the ability of researchers to conduct patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) by (1) improving the quality of data; (2) providing more relevant, comprehensive data; (3) enhancing analytical resources; and (4) reducing barriers to data access and use.
Environmental Scan, Report

Best Practices for COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) released an environmental scan report that tells the emerging story of the many successes and challenges in improving COVID-19 testing and vaccination rates, especially among people who are medically or socially at disproportionate risk of COVID-19 or related adverse outcomes.