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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.
HP provides a cross-cutting policy perspective that bridges Departmental programs, public and private sector activities, and the research community, in order to develop, analyze, coordinate and provide leadership on health policy issues for the Secretary.
DALTCP provides leadership on HHS policies that support the independence, health and productivity of elderly individuals and people with disabilities. DALTCP staff work on long-term care, post-acute care, personal assistance services, family care giving, integrated care (including for dual eligibles), rehabilitative services, employment of people
The Office of Science and Data Policy is the departmental focal point for policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination of department-wide public health science policy and data policy activities and issues. The Office provides authoritative advice and analytical support to the ASPE and departmental leadership on public health science p
DALTCP & Its Divisions The Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) is responsible for the development, coordination, research and evaluation of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) policies and programs that support the independence, productivity, health and well-being of children, working age adults, and old
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The Division of Science Policy is the ASPE lead on public health and biomedical science issues and initiatives, including programmatic and policy areas that involve complex or rapidly evolving science and technology. The Division provides technical assistance on regulatory impact analysis development to HHS agencies and offices.
The Division of Data Policy is responsible for data and statistical policy development and coordination within HHS and serves as the HHS focal point for department-wide data and statistical policy. The Division provides leadership and staff support to the HHS Data Council (hyperlink), the principal internal forum and advisory body to the Secreta
The Information Quality Act of 2000 (Section 515 of Public Law 106-554) requires federal agencies to develop guidelines to ensure the quality of information they publicly disseminate and to establish a formal complaint mechanism that allows members of the public to request a correction of information. On December 16, 2004, the Office of Management
Background The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March of 2010. Millions of Americans have already benefitted from many of the law’s provisions including coverage for preventive health services, ban on lifetime limits, and insurance coverage for young adults. The expansion of Medicaid coverage and launch of Affordable Insurance
ASPE leads a cross-departmental work group that collaboratively addresses issues around evidence and evaluation with the following goals:
The Division of Health Care Financing Policy (HFP) is responsible for research, policy analysis and evaluation of HHS’s health financing programs, primarily Medicare, and policies affecting health care financing, delivery system reform and health care costs. Relevant topic areas include:
The Division of Public Health Services (PHS) is responsible for public health services programs and policies. PHS works with Departmental components, particularly those that fund the provision of direct care to vulnerable populations, including primary care, clinical preventive services, and related support services. These include the Health Res
The Division of Health Care Access and Coverage (HAC) is responsible for issues relevant to the new Health Insurance Marketplaces, the Medicaid and CHIP programs, and private health insurance reforms. A primary focus is access to care via public or private health insurance coverage for low-income and uninsured individuals and families. HAC provi
The Division of Health Care Quality and Outcomes (HQO) is responsible for analysis, coordination, research, and evaluation of policies related to health care quality and outcomes. HQO’s responsibilities include long-range planning, data development and analysis, program oversight, analysis of regulations and legislation, review and conduct of
A Chronological Bibliography of Mollie Orshansky’s Publications (Including Congressional Testimony) Compiled and annotated by Gordon M. Fisher