Jonathan Brown, Sarah Hudson Scholle, Sarah Croake, Miriam Rosenau, Junquing Liu, Nathan Darter, Kelsey Farson Gray, Menolly Hart, Bonnie Harvey, Rita Lewis, Dean Miller, Suzanne Morton, Milesh Patel, and Christine Ranshous
Mathematica Policy Research
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In response to the growing opioid epidemic, HHS announced a three-pronged initiative in March 2015 to: (1) improve opioid prescribing practices; (2) increase access to naloxone for overdose management; and (3) expand medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to reduce opioid dependence. In support of the initiative, ASPE contracted with Mathematica Poli
This issue brief provides background information on issues that could be raised at the Workshop on Improving Survey Measures of Late-Life Disability (May 17, 2005). The authors include a brief review of disability measurement issues, and offer a framework for thinking about disability measurement that will shaped the workshop panels and presentati
Additional Information on Outcome Measures
Calculated with Administrative Data
This memo describes the main series of outcome measures created with
administrative data. It includes measures for follow-up years 3 to 5
and measures for years 1 through 5 that were created for the final report.
These additional measures will be added in an update t
This study examines relationships between indicators of economic opportunity and the prevalence of prescription opioids and substance use in the United States. We have three primary findings:
The prevalence of drug overdose deaths and opioid prescriptions has risen unevenly across the county, with rural areas more heavily impacted. Specific g
By Jane Knitzer and Nancy K. Cauthen
National Center for Children in Poverty
The Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health
In Collaboration with Ellen Kisker
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
This ASPE Research Brief summarizes a paper written by Kendall Swenson in the Office of Human Services Policy, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE). It summarizes analysis of administrative data on the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) and reports that CCDF is serving substantial numbers of families in b
New analysis of data from HUD's Family Options Study of families' experiences in shelter and 20 months later shows that families experiencing homelessness are generally connected to public benefits at similar rates to other families in deep poverty. This non-experimental analysis finds that homeless families receive TANF, publicly funded health i
Our Marginal Tax Rate research series examines the range of effective marginal tax rates for low-income households and common benefit program “bundles.” We also focus on families receiving child care subsidies (CCDF) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
When Congress reformed the welfare system in 1996, major goals of the legislation were to increase employment and income of needy families and to decrease child poverty. Another major goal was to improve child outcomes through increased parental employment and earnings along with other provisions of welfare reform. Our analysis finds that, betwe
Family indicators typically include measures such as family structure, employment and poverty status, and benefit receipt. However, these indicators do not fully portray how families function as a unit and as part of society. To lay the groundwork for addressing this issue, ASPE contracted with Mathematica Policy Research and Child Trends to produ