U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The Role of Supports in Successful Labor Force Entry for Youth with Disabilities David Stapleton, Cornell UniversityMark Nowak, The Lewin GroupGina Livermore, Cornell University September 2001 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2001/youthlfe.pdf (55 PDF pages)
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This is the PDF version of the 2018 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-alzheimers-project-act .
Changing to Consumer-Directed Care: The Implementation of the Cash and Counseling Demonstration in Florida
This report describes the design and implementation of the Consumer-Directed Care Research Project (CDC), Florida's model of Cash and Counseling, and draws lessons from the state's experience. The report is based primarily on in-person interviews conducted in January 2002, about 18 months after the project began enrolling beneficiaries. Intervie
Sarita L. Karon, PhD, Molly Knowles, MPP, Brieanne Lyda-McDonald, MS, Trini Thach, BS, and Joshua M. Wiener, PhD RTI International Diane Justice, MA, Scott Holladay, MPA, and John Tranfaglia, BA National Academy for State Health Policy Mary Sowers, BA National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services Printer
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Simulation Modeling on Life Care Annuity: Final Report Brenda C. SpillmanThe Urban Institute Christopher M. MurtaughVisiting Nurse Service of New York 2007 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2007/annuity.pdf (41 PDF pages)
This paper looks at programmatic definitions of disability for federal disability programs by: (1) reviewing and examining major programmatic definitions of disability, and (2) describing complex eligibility processes by using the Social Security Disability Insurance program as an example. Programmatic definitions are critical from a federal polic
Sarita L. Karon, PhD, Molly Knowles, MPP, Brieanne Lyda-McDonald, MS, Trini Thach, BS, and Joshua M. Wiener, PhD RTI International Diane Justice, MA, Scott Holladay, MPA, and Kimm Mooney, BA National Academy for State Health Policy Mary Sowers, BA National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services Printer Fri
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Clinical Baseline Assessment Instrument Set Temple University, Institute on Aging 1983 PDF Version (68 PDF pages)
Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria Rita Stapulonis, Joy Gianolio, Susan A. Stephens and Craig V.D. Thornton Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. November 29, 1989
This 2004 compendium describes regulatory provisions and Medicaid policy for residential care settings in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It updates an earlier report completed in 2002. Information was collected between February and June 2004 by reviewing state websites and regulations and calling key state contacts to verify informati
Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals: Emerging Practices From the Field
This is one of two reports examining the use of Medicaid to cover services for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, particularly in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). It describes existing practices in the field of communities currently serving homelessness and formerly homeless individuals Medicaid beneficiaries.
This is the PDF version of the 2017 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease.
This report describes how the state of Oregon designed and implemented its Exceptional Needs Care Coordinator (ENCC) function, assesses the extent to which this role is meeting the state's objectives, and discusses design elements that support the state's objectives. In order to provide a background for the discussion, we first describe the contex
Data User's Guide for the Public Use File of the Survey of Long-Term Care Awareness and Planning: Appendix A. Survey of Long-Term Care Awareness and Planning Questionnaire
Appendix A. Survey of Long-Term Care Awareness and Planning Questionnaire Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (33 PDF pages) [PROGRAMMING NOTE: ADD PROGRESS BAR] [PROGRAMMING NOTE: PROMPT ONCE IF REFUSED; THIS APPLIES TO ALL THE QUESTIONS]
Report from the Working Group on Improving Public Policies and Programs Affecting Persons with Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities
This report analyzes the impact of current federal policies and programs on the growth of community living arrangements and supportive services for people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities (MR/DD).
This report examines the issues involved in seeking to address the long-term care service needs of persons with severe mental illness (SMI) in a generic long-term care financing and service delivery system, as was proposed in the home and community-based services provisions of the Health Security Act. SMI, as defined by the Center for Mental Healt
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Literature Review on Advance Directives Anne Wilkinson, Ph.D., Neil Wenger, M.D., M.P.H., and Lisa R. Shugarman, Ph.D. RAND Corporation June 2007 PDF Version (89 PDF pages)
This brief was used as a background paper for the October 28, 1997 meeting of the Interagency Work Group on Welfare Reform and Persons with Disabilities. [8 PDF pages]
To better understand the actual nature of quality problems in home care and the difficulties that home care agencies and state officials face in assuring quality of care, DALTCP sponsored a practitioners conference on quality assurance in home care. The conference included researchers and federal and state regulatory officials and emphasized the e
The long-term care component of the Health Security Act encompasses six key elements: (1) a new home and community-based services program; (2) improvements in long-term care coverage under Medicaid; (3) private long-term care insurance standards and tax incentives; (4) tax incentives that help individuals with disabilities to work; (5) a demonstra