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.
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Changes in Coverage in the Individual and Group Health Insurance Markets and the Effect of Health Status - Executive Summary
Bradley Herring, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health Xue Song, Ph.D. Thomson Medstat Mark Pauly, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
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
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)
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
Multi-site Family Study on Incarceration, Parenting and Partnering: Program Impacts Technical Report
This report presents findings on the impact of couples-based family strengthening services in four prison-based programs from the Multi-Site Family Study on Incarceration, Parenting and Partnering (MFS-IP) and discusses the implications for policy, programs, and future research. In one of the four grantee programs, the low-dosage healthy relations
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
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)
Methodological Description - To support state and local communication and outreach efforts, ASPE developed state, county, and sub-state level predictions of hesitancy rates using the most recently available federal survey data.
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
For child support programs, the emergence of the gig economy presents a new dimension to the longstanding challenge of establishing and enforcing child support orders for noncustodial parents working outside traditional salaried employment – in jobs that are often temporary, part-time, and contingent. Infographic Infographic Text Versi
Public Members of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services: 2020 Recommendations
PUBLIC MEMBERS OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE AND SERVICES: 2020 Recommendations Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (34 PDF pages) TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary Cross-Cutting Recommendations Clinical Care Subcommittee
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
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 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).
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
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
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.