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Older adults who have income and assets have choices should they need long-term services and supports (LTSS). In this paper we estimate the extent to which older adults could potentially use home equity to help pay for nursing home care. By estimating the relationship between home equity and care costs, we provide an upper bound on how much assist
Differential Response and the Safety of Children Reported to Child Protective Services: A Tale of Six States
Differential response (DR) is an increasingly common model for how child protective services agencies address reports of child maltreatment. Differential response systems seek to be less adversarial than traditional child protective services by separating incoming referrals into two (or more) tracks. Families with low to moderate risk and safety t
Interstate Variation and Progress Toward Balance in Use of and Expenditure for Long-Term Services and Supports in 2009 - Executive Summary
Rosemary Borck, Victoria Peebles, Dean Miller and Robert Schmitz Mathematica Policy Research Abstract
Effects of Health Care Spending on the U.S. Economy This report is available on the Internet at: http://aspe.hhs.gov/health/costgrowth Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Identifying Successful Families: An Overview of Constructs and Selected Measures Maria Krysan, Kristin A. Moore, Ph.D., and Nicholas Zill, Ph.D. Child Trends, Inc. May 10, 1990 PDF Version
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Modeling the Decision to Purchase Private Long-Term Care Insurance RIchard W. Johnson, Simone G. Schaner, Desmond Toohey, and Cori E. Uccello The Urban Institute January 2007 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2007/LTCImod.pdf (60 PDF pages)
By: Kelsey Avery, Mathias Gardner, Emily Gee, Elena Marchetti-Bowick, Audrey McDowell, & Aditi Sen
This project models the effects of child support pass-through and disregard policy to estimate the benefits and costs of various federal and state policy choices. It estimate the effects of both program variables, such as changes in other public benefit payments and administrative costs, and some individual variables, such as noncustodial parents'
Child Support and TANF Interaction: Literature Review Prepared for: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Prepared by: The Lewin Group Mary Farrel, Asaph Glosser, and Karen Gardiner under subcontract to Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation April 11, 2003
Changes in Coverage in the Individual and Group Health Insurance Markets and the Effect of Health Status
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Changes in Coverage in the Individual and Group Health Insurance Markets and the Effect of Health Status 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 April 2008 P
This paper was requested as part of the National Academy of Sciences, Committee on National Statistics Panel to Evaluate the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). SIPP is sponsored by the Bureau of the Census and has been an ongoing longitudinal survey of the civilian non-institutionalized population since 1983.
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.
This report examines the potential for government-subsidized Health and Retirement Savings Accounts to fund future long-term care needs. It simulates long-term care account accumulations for today's young workers under various scenarios for government matching contributions. The study compares participation and accumulations by demographic group a
Child Support Cooperation Requirements in Child Care Subsidy Programs and SNAP: Key Policy Considerations
States have the option to require recipients of child care subsidies and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to cooperate with child support agencies seeking to establish paternity and support orders; and to enforce child support obligations as a condition of eligibility. This brief, and one-page summary, examines the current poli