This is the PDF version of the meeting announcement for the January 2019 meeting of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer's Research, Care, and Services.
More information about the National Alzheimer's Project Act is available at https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-alzheimers-project-act or meeting section at https://aspe.hhs.gov/advisory-council-alzhe
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This brief describes findings from the ASPE chartbook "Older Adults with Dementia and Their Caregivers: Key Indicators from the National Health and Aging Trends Study".
This factsheet provides descriptive information on child care eligibility and receipt. Of the 13.6 million children eligible for child care subsidies under federal rules, 15 percent received subsidies. Of the 8.4 million children eligible for child care subsidies under state rules, 25 percent received subsidies. Poorer children were more likely to
Antibacterial resistance is responsible for excess morbidity, mortality, and medical costs around the globe. Estimates vary widely, but the economic cost of antibacterial resistance in the United States could be as high as $20 billion and $35 billion a year in excess direct healthcare costs and lost productivity costs, respectively. CDC’s most r
Despite broad agreement that the child support program has performed well since the passage of the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act (CSPIA) in 1998, questions remain over whether the current measures will continue to drive better performance on outcomes that reflect the child support program’s core mission. To shed light on this issue
Access to services, particularly behavioral health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services, is challenging in rural and other underserved areas. Some of the reasons for these challenges include lack of specialty providers and local primary care providers without experience in behavioral health treatment as well as concerns over stigma
National Plans to Address Alzheimer's Disease
The National Plan, originated in 2012, establishes five ambitious goals to both prevent future cases of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias (AD/ADRD), and to better meet the needs of the millions of American families currently facing this disease.
David Stevenson, Emily Krone, and Robert Gambrel
Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Laurie Meneades and Haiden Huskamp
Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
January 19, 2017
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David Stevenson, Nicholas Sinclair, and Shiyuan Zhang
Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Laurie Meneades and Haiden Huskamp
Harvard Medical School
November 16, 2018
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This study examines hospice ownership in detail by going beyond the general distinction of for-profit or not-for-profit and considers the extent to which regional or national chains have entered the hospice provider market and how the populations they care for and the services they provide might be distinct from other types of hospice agencies.
Between 2005 and 2015, the number of hospice agencies with common ownership to nursing homes nearly quintupled in number and now represents almost 1-in-5 hospice agencies participating in the Medicare program. Using data from 2005-2015, the report describes: (1) trends in nursing home-hospice contracting relationships and in common ownership betwe
This file shows the progression of work done on each Action included in the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. Due to formatting changes and changing Actions titles, descriptions that have been updated, and new Actions that have been added, information below has been grouped by Action Description within the Plan's Implementation Milesto
This brief describes four key challenges related to the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in child welfare contexts for parents with opioid use disorder. It draws upon results from a mixed methods study examining how substance use affects child welfare systems across the country. Key challenges discussed include: