This report provides a technical assessment of the utility of data from the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, specifically the form 5500 data, to examine the receipt of employer provided health care when merged with data from the Census Bureau's Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics data program.
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This Primer is designed to encourage use of the Medicaid program in a manner that minimizes reliance on institutions and maximizes community integration in a cost-effective manner. Its intended audience is policymakers and others who wish to understand how Medicaid can be used — and is being used — to expand access to a broad range of home a
This paper synthesizes findings on current and future trends in child care usage patterns among employed mothers of preschoolers (less than 6 years old). It summarizes the types, duration, and expenditures on arrangements using the Current Population Surveys (1958, 1965, 1977 and 1982), the National Survey of Family Growth (1982), and the Survey o
One of the challenges facing the U.S. in the 21st Century will be to ensure that individuals throughout their life will have the supports they need and will be treated with dignity. For the growing population of the elderly and people with disabilities, ensuring the adequacy and availability of direct care workers is key to meeting this ideal. As
This study describes policies and practices in Connecticut, Minnesota, and Texas designed to coordinate the child support enforcement program, Medicaid, and SCHIP in order to secure and sustain appropriate health care coverage for child support-eligible children. Based on the findings from site visits to the three states, the report documents both
TITLE: National Longitudinal Mortality Study-National Death Index Record Linkage ACRONYM: NLMS AGENCY/PROGRAM: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.
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
Written Supplement to the Testimony of Dr. Philip R. Lee Prepared to supplement the October 30 th , 2000, presentation of Dr. Lee to the Workgroup on Health Statistics for the 21st Century, and the Workgroup on National Health Information Infrastructure of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics by Paul B. Lee, Ben
Head Start programs provide comprehensive child development, educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to predominantly low income preschool children and their families. In recognition of the important role parents play in their child's development, Head Start programs are required to provide for the direct participation of paren
Although the current difficulties in developing an adequate system of long-term care are extensive, they pale in comparison to the challenges ahead as the "baby boomers" come of age. To explore these issues this paper reports the results of research predicting disability among older people through the year 2020, focusing on the policy issues and c
This report analyzed the 1984 Medicaid experience of all children passing the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability test in California, Georgia, and Michigan to determine the enrollment, utilization, and expenditure patterns of these children. The study estimated the proportion of Medicaid expenditures attributable to SSI-related disabled
Beyond Fair Hearings: How Five States Help Medicaid Managed Care Beneficiaries Resolve Disputes with Health Plans
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Beyond Fair Hearings: How Five States Help Medicaid Managed Care Beneficiaries Resolve Disputes with Health Plans Beth Stevens, Nancy Archibald and Leslie Foster Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. November 2001 http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2001/fairhear.pdf (126 PDF pages)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assisted Living Policy and Regulation: State Survey Robert L. Mollica, Ed.D. National Academy for State Health Policy April 1995 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/stasvyes.pdf (101 PDF pages)
Evaluating Two Welfare-to-Work Program Approaches: Two-Year Findings on the Labor Force Attachment and Human Capital Development Programs in Three Sites
Executive Summary The National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies Evaluating Two Welfare-to-Work Program Approaches: Two-Year Findings on the Labor Force Attachment and Human Capital Development Programs in Three Sites
This report provides a brief overview of the study's research methods for both the field research and the quantitative analyses, including a brief description of the limitations of each of these analyses. The authors then present findings and observations from the qualitative study and quantitative analyses relevant to specific research questions
To assess how different tax break proposals for private long-term care insurance might affect private coverage, better information is needed on the decision to purchase long-term care insurance and the sensitivity of the purchase decision to price changes. This report describes the results of efforts to model private long-term care insurance cove
Moving to IndependentChoices: The Implementation of the Cash and Counseling Demonstration in Arkansas
Barbara Phillips and Barbara Schneider Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.