ASPE ISSUE BRIEF How the Affordable Care Act Can Support Employment for People with Mental Illness May 2014 Allison Wishon Siegwarth and Crystal Blyler Mathematica Policy Research Abstract
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In this issue brief, the authors explore the provisions of the Affordable Care Act that may enable Americans with mental illness to obtain the mental health treatment and support services they need to continue working or get back to work.
Residential care settings are an important option for older adults and people with disabilities who require long-term services and supports. They provide a community-based living alternative to individuals who might otherwise require nursing home care and those who do not need this level of care but are unable to continue living in their own or a r
The Size of the Long-Term Care Population in Residential Care: A Review of Estimates and Methodology
This report examines the differences in estimates of the older population in residential care by analyzing key national surveys. In it the authors present results of a review of existing estimates of the number of residential care settings, generally divided into nursing homes and alternative residential care settings, and the number of persons r
In January 2001, the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program, the largest employer-sponsored health insurance program in the Nation, instituted a mental health and substance abuse (MH/SA) parity policy in compliance with an earlier Presidential directive. This policy mandated that MH/SA services would be covered to the same extent as gene
Typically, one or two parents and a child–along with any siblings–comprise a family, and the parents’ interactions with the child are a primary driver of the child’s development. Yet nearly 4 percent of U.S. children (nearly 3 million) live in homes with no parent present. This literature review summarizes the research on children who live
This paper provides a broad overview of the issues affecting the long-term care frontline workforce. The first section provides a profile of the workers and describes the nature of their jobs across the continuum of long-term care settings. That section is followed by a discussion of the urgency and magnitude of the problem from both short and lon
The primary objective of the research in the National Long-Term Care Channeling Demonstration was to determine the impacts of the demonstration on service utilization, public and private costs, clients and caregivers. The demonstration employed a randomized experimental design with random assignment of eligible participants to either treatment gro
January 6, 1999 Public Meeting of the Workgroup on National Health Information Infrastructure, NCVHS
[THIS TRANSCRIPT IS UNEDITED] National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics WORKGROUP ON NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE January 6, 1999 Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Room 405-A Washington, DC
Evaluation of HHS Delivery System Reform Efforts and Affordable Care Act Provisions: Consolidated Evaluation Design Recommendations
The purpose of this project is to provide a thought piece about what type of coordinated framework might be developed for evaluating the evidence HHS will receive from the multiple delivery system reform initiatives planned and underway.
Main Summit Recommendations April 27, 2018 Updated May 16, 2018 Summit Co-Chairs: Laura N. Gitlin, PhD Katie Maslow, MSW Federal Lead: Rohini Khillan, MPH
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Friday, April 27, 2018 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (13 PDF pages)
Paula Carder, PhD, Janet O'Keeffe, Dr.PH, RN, and Christine O'Keeffe, RTI International June 15, 2015 ABSTRACT
DALTCP provides leadership on HHS policies that support the independence, health and productivity of elderly individuals and people with disabilities. DALTCP staff work on long-term care, post-acute care, personal assistance services, family care giving, integrated care (including for dual eligibles), rehabilitative services, employment of people
Nursing Home Selection: How Do Consumers Choose? Volume II: Findings from the Website Content Review
Lisa R. Shugarman and Rena Garland RAND Corporation December 2006 PDF Version This report was prepared under contract #HHS-100-03-0023 between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) and the RAND Corporation. For additional informat
Public comment period ended October 13, 1998.
Typically, one or two parents and a child – along with any siblings – comprise a family, and the parents’ interactions with the child are a primary driver of the child’s development. Yet nearly 4 percent of U.S. children (nearly 3 million) live in homes with no parent present. This research brief summarizes a longer literature review of