ASPE’s child care eligibility briefs and factsheets are produced every year in the fall, and provide descriptive information on the number and characteristics of children eligible for child care subsidies, using both federal and state eligibility rules. Data sources are the Current Population Survey and 801 child care administrative data.
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Data Capacity for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research through Creation of an Electronic Care Plan for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions
Building Data Capacity to Conduct Pragmatic, Patient Centered Outcomes Research by Developing an Interoperable Electronic (eCare) Plan
How Human Services Programs Can Use Social Capital to Improve Participant Well-Being and Economic Mobility
Research shows that individuals with higher levels of social capital are happier and healthier, find better jobs, and live longer, and that communities with higher levels of social capital have higher educational achievement, faster economic growth, and less crime. A wide range of HHS programs aim to help individuals, families, and communities a
People and families are considered poor when they lack the economic resources necessary to experience a minimal living standard. Official U.S. Census Bureau statistics estimate that 40 million persons, 12.3 percent of the total population, were poor in the United States in 2017. The topic of poverty is widely considered a cause for national action
Background Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) was signed into law in March 2010. Research articles published prior to January 20, 2017, are archived on this page for historical interest only. Their conclusions and recommendations may not reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services today, especially wit
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A Chronological Bibliography of Mollie Orshansky’s Publications (Including Congressional Testimony) Compiled and annotated by Gordon M. Fisher
After more than a decade of sustained declines in the national foster care caseload, beginning in 2012, the number of children entering foster care began to rise. Between 2012 and 2016, the number of children in foster care nationally rose by 10 percent, from 397,600 to 437,500. The experience of individual states varied, though more than two-thir
Poverty guidelines since 1982 for the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia can be calculated by addition using the figures shown below. (This simple calculation procedure gives correct guideline figures for each year, but it is not identical to the procedure by which the poverty guidelines are calculated from the poverty thresholds ea
The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on policy development in health, disability, human services, data, and science; and provides advice and analysis on economic policy.
The Office of Disability Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP) focuses on policies and programs that support the independence, productivity, health and well-being of people with disabilities, people with mental and substance use disorders (behavioral health), and older adults.
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Under the HHS Information Quality Guidelines, Requests for Correction (RFC) and Requests for Reconsideration (RFR) may be submitted to HHS. HHS responds to these requests. The purposes of the Information Quality Guidelines are to provide policy and procedural guidance to agency staff, and to inform the public about agency policies and procedure