Since the early 1970s, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) has used the Transfer Income Model (TRIM) to assess how social welfare programs affect family incomes and poverty. TRIM began as a tool to analyze proposed reforms to the nation’s cash welfare program during the Nixon administration. It evolved into a
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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)
COMMITTEE ON WAY AND MEANS U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENATIVE The 2000 Green Book Background Material and Data on Programs within the Jurisdicition of the Committee on Ways and Means October 6, 2000 (17th edition) Prepared for the use of Members of the Committee on Ways and Means by members of its staff. This document has not been officially ap
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Understanding Estimates of the Uninsured: Putting the Differences in Context U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Updated September 2005
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Symposium on Health and Retirement Savings Accounts: Summary and Recommendations Richard W. Johnson The Urban Institute June 2010 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2010/HRSAsym.pdf (15 PDF pages)
Most policymakers agree that the current structure of the Social Security Administration's disability programs creates substantial work disincentives for people with disabilities. One set of policy options concerns changing the links both between Medicare and the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program, and between Medicaid and the Sup
This report provides a policy-oriented conceptual framework that has the potential to explain saving and asset accumulation across the entire population and to account for the low levels of saving and asset accumulation in the low-income population. The report also reviews empirical evidence that supports or challenges this framework. [PDF - 104 p
This is the PDF version of the meeting summary for the October 2019 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services. More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-alzheimers-project-act or meeting section at https://aspe.hhs.gov/advisory-council-alzheimers
The JOBS Evaluation: Monthly Participation Rates in Three Sites and Factors Affecting Participation Levels in Welfare-to-Work Programs
prepared by Gale Hamilton of the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education, July, 1995.
Understanding Estimates of the Uninsured: Putting the Differences in Context ACKNOWLEDGMENTS: ASPE would like to thank those reviewers at the U.S. Census Bureau, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the Urban Institute, and the Center for Studying Health System Change,
This contract developed data bases to supplement the Federal Employees Health Benefits Data used to develop the drug risk adjustment system for Medicare part D drug plans for low-income and disabled populations; explored geographic variation by state in drug prices and drug utilization; and examined the joint effects on drug plan risk of the combi
The Office of Human Services Policy (HSP) conducts policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination on various issues across the Department, including but not limited to, poverty and measurement, vulnerable populations, early childhood education and child welfare, family strengthening, economic support for families, and youth development.
This study analyzes Connecticut nursing home data on a current resident cohort, with particular attention to how many residents began their stays as private pay, but eventually spent down to Medicaid eligibility. It also estimates how many residents were Medicaid eligible prior to admission or became eligible at admission. Using data on the amount
In This Issue: • Unemployment Insurance Among Single Mothers • Best Practices for Cost Management of State Employee Pharmaceutical Benefit Programs • Insurance Coverage in the United States • Quality of Medicaid Personal Assistance in Arkansas
This project brought together policymakers, practitioners and evaluators in October 2017 to identify key policy research questions in the child support program. The discussions, coupled with a series of informant interviews from 2016, led to the development of the research agenda. It is a framework for the broader child support community to co
This report is scheduled for release in mid March. It is the final report of a project exploring evidence-based strategies for reliably identifying subgroups of low-income fathers at the outset of evaluations. The project included a scan of innovative approaches to examining subgroups that have been used in other fields, a review of theories of be
To answer questions on what services and barriers people with psychiatric disorders face, the authors conducted two targeted literature reviews: (1) employment programs and outcomes for people with psychiatric disorders; and (2) employment programs for people with other disabilities. Also analyzed was data from the Survey of Income and Program
Aligning Federal Performance Indicators Across Programs Promoting Self-Sufficiency: Key Considerations For Policymakers
This brief summarizes the current set of federal performance indicators and provides key policy considerations for policymakers and administrators within federal and state agencies who are interested in building a framework for coordinated performance measurement.