This paper is an attachment to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) report " Innovative Medicaid Managed Care Coordination Programs for Co-morbid Behavioral Health and Chronic Physical Health Conditions: Final Report ".
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), a program operated by the Social Security
Administration, insures workers and their families against the inability to work because of a disability.
As such, it provides a vital safety net for millions of Americans. However, conflicting statistics and
differing perspectives on the program have given r
Use of electronic health information exchange (HIE) with and by long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers lags behind that of physicians and hospitals. However, a few grant programs have supported HIE with LTPAC providers. In addition, Medicare payment changes (i.e., hospital readmission payment penalties and physician payment for transition
This study was conducted in response to a requirement in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) which directs the Secretary to examine certain issues and determine the extent to which and manner in which payment incentives and other funding for implementing and using certified EHR technology should be m
The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease requires the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to establish a task force to create a plan of action to address the needs of specific
This report presents first-year findings of the long-term evaluation of Medicaid health homes which were authorized in Section 2703 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for high-need, high-cost beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions or serious mental illness. The Urban Institute is conducting the evaluation to assess state care models and proc
This report presents findings from a study of the implementation of coordinated specialty care services provided to individuals who are experiencing the early stages of schizophrenia as part of the National Institute of Mental Health’s (NIMH’s) Recovery After an Initial Schizophrenia Episode (RAISE) initiative. This NIMH initiative is a test o