Research on Care Needs and Supportive Approaches for Persons with Dementia Background Paper March 2017
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Health centers are experimenting with telehealth for a range of conditions, working with different types of remote providers, and confronting different telehealth policies and implementation barriers, depending on their locations and payer mix. This paper explores the experiences of health centers and state Medicaid programs in seven states.
Predictive Analytics in Child Welfare: An Assessment of Current Efforts, Challenges and Opportunities
Child welfare agencies are interested in leveraging new and emerging techniques to help them harness data and technology to make dramatic improvements to child welfare practice and ultimately produce better outcomes for children and families. This document explores the state of the use of predictive analytics in child welfare by conducting an envi
This project examined current collaborations between housing providers and health care providers. Recent delivery system reforms have provided new or expanded opportunities at the state, local, and organizational level to forge collaborations between health care and housing providers.
Service Utilization and the Individual, Family, and Neighborhood Characteristics of Children with Disabilities in Illinois
This report describes the demographic characteristics and human services utilization of all children and adolescents who are identified as having a disability in Illinois. It also seeks to understand the stability of care that these children receive through childhood and adolescence.
Toward a Social Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Programs to Expand Supported Employment Services: An Interpretive Review of the Literature
Unlike traditional vocational rehabilitation programs that provide extensive training prior to job placement, Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment (SE) focuses on placing individuals in jobs then tailoring post-placement training and support to the needs of the job. A large volume of compelling evidence has accumulated from
The Outcome-Based Quality Improvement (OBQI) program provides reports to all Medicare-certified home health agencies so that they can identify potential quality problems and devise appropriate strategies to address them. There are 41 OBQI quality measures. A data-driven "stepwise" approach currently is used to risk adjust the OBQI indicators wit
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Friday, April 27, 2018 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (21 PDF pages)
This report presents the findings from the Policy Analysis and Decision-Making Capacity project, funded by the Office of Science and Data Policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. During Phase 1 of the project, we conducted a review to assess grey and peer-r
Linking Human Services and Housing Assistance for Homeless Families and Families at Risk of Homelessness
This final report presents findings from the Linking Human Services and Housing Supports to Address Family Homelessness project. Through in-depth, on-site case studies, this study observed 14 communities that coordinate federally funded housing supports and comprehensive services to more effectively serve homeless families and families at risk of
Nga T. Thach, BS, and Joshua M. Wiener, PhD RTI International May 2018 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (34 PDF pages)
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Public Comments on Advisory Council Meeting, September 2011 List of Comments L. Stevens | 11-22-2011 M. Janicki | 09-26-2011 C. Mizis | 09-23-2011
Evaluation of the Medicaid Health Home Option for Beneficiaries with Chronic Conditions: Final Annual Report - Base Year
This report presents first-year findings of the long-term evaluation of Medicaid health homes which were authorized in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for high-need, high-cost beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions or serious mental illness. The Urban Institute is conducting the evaluation to assess state care models and proc
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Public Comments on Advisory Council Meeting, August 2016 List of Comments T. Buckley | 07-27-2016 M. Ellenbogen | 07-27-2016 M. Hogan | 07-27-2016 M. Janicki | 01-19-2016
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Federal Disability Data: Creating A Structure in the 1990s to Further the Goals of the ADA Michele Adler HHS Office of Family, Community and Long-Term Care Policy December 8, 1992 PDF Version
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Public Comments on Advisory Council Meeting, April 2018 List of Comments T. Buckley | 04-23-2018 M. Hogan | 04-19-2018 M. Sharp | 04-20-2018
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Friday, October 27, 2017 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (12 PDF pages) Research Summit on Dementia Care Overview and Recommendations Laura N. Gitlin and Katie Maslow
Despite the increasing investment and interest in drug development, the amount of time and resources needed to develop a new drug continues to rise. Biomarkers are an important tool with the potential to decrease the time, cost, and failure rate of drug development. Given the role of biomarkers in drug development, it is important to understand ho
Types and Costs of Services for Dual Beneficiaries by Medicare Advantage Health Plans: An Environmental Scan
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses the Star Rating program to measure the quality of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, publicly report plan performance, and determine quality bonus payments and rebates for MA plans. MA plans that serve a high proportion of beneficiaries who are dually enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid have
Improving the Coordination of Services for Adults with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Louisiana State Profile
In 2013, ASPE contracted with Mathematica Policy Research to conduct case studies of the financing arrangements and delivery models that states are using to improve the coordination of care for Medicaid beneficiaries with mental health and substance use disorders in four states: Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.