ASPE has contracted with Research Triangle Institute and the University of North Carolina School of Government to understand how local, state, faith-based, and nonprofit human services programs and organizations can create and use social capital to increase employment, reduce poverty, and improve child and family well-being.
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Richard W. Johnson Urban Institute Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (14 PDF pages)
This Research Brief summarizes recent research on older adults' LTSS risks and financial resources that the Urban Institute completed for ASPE. Except where noted, the studies used data from the Health and Retirement Study, a large, nationally representative survey that has been tracking older Americans since 1992.
In February 2007, the Eastern Research Group (ERG) submitted to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) Analysis of Supply, Distribution, Demand, and Access Issues Associated with Immune Globulin Intravenous (IGIV) (2007 report).
For child support programs, the emergence of the gig economy presents a new dimension to the longstanding challenge of establishing and enforcing child support orders for noncustodial parents working outside traditional salaried employment – in jobs that are often temporary, part-time, and contingent. Infographic Infographic Text Versi
Between 1996 and 2013, there was a 54% decrease in the incidence of diabetes-related end-stage renal disease (ESRD-DM) in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/ AN) populations. This decline has occurred since the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) was established in 1997. We estimate that the decrease in ESRD-DM incidence resulted in 2
By statute, the majority of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are eligible for Medicare, regardless of age. Kidney transplantation is ultimately considered the best treatment for ESRD, but ESRD-related eligibility for Medicare coverage extends for only 36 months post-transplant.
Zhanlian Feng, PhD, Alison Vadnais, MHS, Emily Vreeland, MSPH, MicahSegelman, PhD, Abigail Ferrell, BA, Joshua M. Wiener, PhD, and Bob Baker, BA RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (32 PDF pages)
Zhanlian Feng, PhD,Alison Vadnais, MHS, Emily Vreeland, BA, Susan Haber, PhD, Joshua Wiener, PhD, and Bob Baker, BA RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (46 PDF pages)
This paper seeks to document the frequency of Medicaid coverage loss among full-benefit dual eligible beneficiaries and identify potential causes for coverage loss. For dual eligible beneficiaries, the loss of full-benefit Medicaid coverage is of concern because most of them do not have an alternative source of health insurance for the services co
There are multiple pathways to becoming dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. The purpose of this study is to identify the frequency with which these pathways are followed and the beneficiary characteristics and patterns of service use by pathway. We used the Medicare-Medicaid Linked Enrollee Analytic Data Source (MMLEADS) to identify individ
Develop a Data Platform to Conduct Patient Centered Outcomes Research Related to Medically Related Disaster Response and Recovery
Outcomes Measures Harmonization and Data Infrastructure for PCOR in Depression Support
Build Clinical Data Research Infrastructure to Enhance Capacity to Use EHR Data and PROs to Conduct Opioid Research in Emergency Departments
Childhood Obesity Data Initiative (CODI): Integrated Data for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Project
Expand Availability of Data for Childhood Obesity Outcomes Research
Strengthening the Data Infrastructure for Outcomes Research on Mortality Associated with Opioid Poisonings
Modernizing the Infrastructure for Capturing Drug Death Data and Enhancing Research on Opioid Poisoning Using Death Certificates
Enhancing Identification of Opioid-Involved Health Outcomes Using Linked Hospital Care and Mortality Data
Improve Researchers’ Access to Data on Hospital Care Patterns and Risk Factors Associated with Opioid Overdose Deaths
Melissa Azur, Daniel Friend, Dmitriy Poznyak, Kathleen Feeney, Danielle Chelminsky, Breanna Miller, Lareina La Flair, and Junqing Liu Mathematica Policy Research Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (120 PDF pages)
The 2018 HHS Data Strategy focuses on improving the Department’s capacity to develop statistical evidence to support policymaking and program evaluation over the next six to eight years. As the principal internal advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on the Department’s data and statistical policy, the HHS Data Council de
Despite advances in the development of evidence-based treatment for adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the implementation of these treatments varies widely. To reduce this gap through wider dissemination of effective behavioral health treatment, the U.S.