The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation sponsored an expert meeting on research related to managed care and people with disabilities. This day long meeting was the second of an ongoing series of expert meetings on disability topic areas that DALTCP is considering for inclusion in its research agenda. National experts who
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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
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
In 1992, Lewin-VHI produced the report Policy Synthesis on Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly in order to address: the policy concerns generated by a growing frail elderly population, rapid increases in costs of care, and growing interest in various types of supportive housing for the elderly. The 1992 Policy Synthesis was based on a review and
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 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
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Friday, October 27, 2017 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (7 PDF pages) Before NAPA: IADRP
The Strategic Planning Team leads the development of the HHS Strategic Plan , ensuring that it reflects the activities that HHS is undertaking over the next four years. The Team aligns the HHS Strategic Plan's goals and objectives with our Priority Goals, the Secretary’s priorities, and other, topic-specific strategic plans implemented by the
Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study
The economic cost of dependency at older ages is large and projected to grow rapidly as the number of older adults increases in the coming decades, and reduced well-being for individuals facing loss of functioning and their families, who provide the bulk of uncompensated care, also is an important societal concern.
To better understand provider experiences serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ) runaway and homeless youth, this study reports on case studies of four local agencies receiving grants from the Administration for Children and Family’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program. The purpose of the study was to learn abou
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Friday, February 3, 2017 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (5 PDF pages) Update National Research Summit on Care, Services and Supports for Persons with Dementia and their Caregivers Progress to Date Laura N. Gitlin and Katie Maslow
Public Comment Index on the National Plan for Alzheimer's Disease and the National Alzheimer's Project Act
Dramatic growth in the use of generic drugs has generated substantial savings for American consumers. To examine how the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can encourage the use of generic drugs, the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) examined barriers to, and opportunities for, expanding the use of generic drugs.
This exploratory study provides background information pertaining to an American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Suicide Prevention Hotline. The topics explored include: the extent of use of such a hotline by AI/ANs, barriers to use, hotline implementation models, cultural competencies needed by hotline staff, extent of AI/AN community support, and
This study examines changes in policies and procedures in local child protective services (CPS) agencies between 2002 and 2005-2006. The analysis is intended to identify noteworthy changes or developments in recent years in each of four topical areas covered by the surveys analyzed: administration and staffing; screening and intake procedures; inv
In 2006, ASPE funded the Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives Project to provide information to state and local child welfare administrators who are considering or implementing privatization reforms. The project has produced papers on a range of topics providing insights about factors that should be considered when approaching or improving upon
In 2006, ASPE funded the Child Welfare Privatization Initiatives Project to provide information to state and local child welfare administrators who are considering or implementing privatization reforms. The project will produce six papers on a range of topics providing insights about factors that should be considered when approaching or improving
ADVISORY COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH, CARE, AND SERVICES Friday, October 27, 2017 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (5 PDF pages)
The next meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012 from 9:00am to 4:30pm EST. The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 800, Washington, D.C. 20201, and webcast live on www.hhs.gov/live .