ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Overview of the Uninsured in the United States: An analysis of the 2005 Current Population Survey U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation September 22, 2005 This Issue Brief is available on the Internet at: http:/
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Long-Term Care Services and Supports for Older Americans: Risks and Financing, 2020 ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF Melissa Favreault Urban Institute Judith Dey U.S. Department of Health and Human Services January 2021 Link to HTML Version (23 PDF pages)
The Action Plan summarizes the Department’s work to ensure the U.S. is one of the safest countries in the world to give birth, the Surgeon General’s Call to Action outlines strategies and actions for a diverse set of external stakeholders to improve maternal health.
Including: Background Findings/Related Reports Survey Questions and Administrative Data Measures Related Links Background
Effects of Holding Assets on Social and Economic Outcomes of Families: A Review of Theory and Evidence
Poor Finances: Assets and Low-Income Households The Effects of Holding Assets on Social and Economic Outcomes of Families: A Review of Theory and Evidence November 2008 By: Robert Lerman and Signe-Mary McKernan The Urban Institute
COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ---------- ONE HUNDRED THIRD CONGRESS SAM M. GIBBONS, Florida, Acting Chairman ---------- Janice Mays, Chief Counsel and Staff Director Deborah G. Colton, Deputy Staff Director Franklin C. Phifer, Jr., Counsel to the Acting Chairman
This paper summarizes findings from eight in-depth case studies conducted for the "Helping Vulnerable Populations Access Public Benefits through Web-based Tools and Outreach" project. The paper discusses specific barriers and needs among the various segments of the low-income population with respect to access and use of web-based benefit access to
By: Fredrik Andersson Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury Matthew Freedman Cornell University Julia Lane National Science Foundation Susan Hauan Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services
This report provides a conceptual framework that describes how asset accumulation unfolds over an individual's lifetime and how the effects of such accumulation can best be understood within the context of the life course. The report identifies five factors that are important in understanding the low levels of asset accumulation among low-income
This is the first of two briefs that examine the interplay between education and skills-building programming for lower income individuals and families in the areas of marriage and relationships, financial literacy, and asset development. This brief provides an overview of existing programs and practices. It highlights opportunities for collabora
Poor Finances: Assets and Low-Income Households Assets, Poverty, and Public Policy: Challenges in Definition and Measurement December 2008 By: Yunju Nam, Jin Huang, and Michael Sherraden Center for Social Development Washington University in Saint Louis
Examining Substitution: State Strategies to Limit "Crowd Out" in the Era of Children's Health Insurance Expansions
EXAMINING SUBSTITUTION: STATE STRATEGIES TO LIMIT CROWD OUT IN THE ERA OF CHILDRENS HEALTH INSURANCE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Announcement of Award of Fiscal Year 2011 The Department announced on September 29th $2.4 million in grants to support continued research and evaluation of important and emerging social policy issues associated with the nature, causes, correlates, and effects of income dynamics, poverty, individual and family functioning, and child well-being.
Douglas A. Wolf Aging Studies Institute, Syracuse University Abstract
Contents Analytic Approach Key Findings Profile of Low-Wage Workers Low-Wage Workers Wage Progression Low-Wage Workers Progress toward Self-Sufficiency Low-Wage Workers Work Supports and Self-sufficiency
This project examines the initial effects of policy changes required by the 2014 reauthorization of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program as well as the subsequent CCDF final rule published in September 2016 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Changes in children's health insurance coverage occur with far greater frequency than the modest year-to-year changes in the proportion uninsured or the proportion with different types of coverage would suggest. We present evidence that in the one-year period from July 1993 through June 1994 there were more than 23 million instances of children ch
Environmental Scan of Programs and Policies Addressing Health Disparities Among Rural Children in Poverty
About 12.9 million children live in rural communities, where they are more likely than their nonrural peers to experience health problems associated with their environment, their socioeconomic status, their own and their families’ health behaviors, and their access to quality clinical care. Despite the wealth of research regarding health dispari
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assessing the Potential of Subsidized Health and Retirement Savings Accounts Gordon B.T. Mermin, Richard W. Johnson and Eric K. Lewis The Urban Institute August 2008 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2008/apHRSA.pdf (30 PDF pages)