Support and Services at Home (SASH) Evaluation: First Annual Report September 2014 RTI International Abstract The Support and Services at Home (SASH) program in Vermont is a subcomponent of a larger Medicare demonstration--the Multi-payer Advanced Primary Care Practice demonstration. SASH is a model of care coordination centered on affordable hous
Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically Homeless Individuals: Emerging Practices From the Field
This is one of two reports examining the use of Medicaid to cover services for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, particularly in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). It describes existing practices in the field of communities currently serving homelessness and formerly homeless individuals Medicaid beneficiaries.
A Primer on Using Medicaid for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Tenants in Permanent Supportive Housing
This is one of two reports examining the use of Medicaid to cover services for individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, particularly in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). It provides a “how-to” guide on the various ways that Medicaid can cover such services, including the Medicaid authorities and new options provided under the Affordabl
Understanding the High Prevalence of Low-Prevalence Chronic Disease Combinations: Databases and Methods for Research
Final White Paper Contract # HHSP2333700IT September 20, 2013 Prepared for: James Sorace, MD, MS Michael Millman, PhD Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 200 Independence Ave. S.W. Washington, DC 20201
Understanding Disparities in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Research Approaches and Datasets
Understanding how to provide better care for individuals with multiple chronic conditions (MCC) is a priority for the Department of Health and Human Services. Persons with MCC represent almost one-third of the U.S. population and account for two-thirds of health care spending, yet most research on chronic conditions focuses on single diseases. In
This brief, part of a series on disconnected low-income men, presents data on the educational attainment and labor force participation of low-income men who are disengaged or at high risk of disengagement from mainstream economic and social life. It focuses primarily on men without postsecondary degrees.
The Welfare Indicators Act of 1994 requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to prepare an annual report to Congress on indicators welfare dependence. The Indicators of Welfare Dependence report is prepared within the Office of Human Services Policy and delivered to Congress each spring. As mandated under the Congressional act, the repor
This research brief highlights the gains the foster care system has made in safely discharging youth from foster care in a timely manner, particularly those entering foster care for the first time. For nearly two decades federal policies have emphasized the importance of reducing the lengths of stay in foster care and avoiding what is known as " f
This study builds upon the research and methods of the "Trends in Premiums in the Small Group and Individual Insurance Markets, 2008-2011" study. It completes data collection for the 2011 insurance rate filing year and adds some data for 2012. It finds that premium increases have slowed since 2011, the same year ACA rate review regulations went in
Despite the knowledge that homeless children face poor outcomes, research has largely focused on the parent(s) in a homeless family, perhaps because these children are still part of a family unit. However, the children themselves have different and separate needs from their parent(s). Given the impact of the current recession, it is critical to un
The brief describes the characteristics of pockets of concentrated poverty within metropolitan areas and the individuals that live in these communities. Topics covered include race and ethnicity, family type, birth rates, and educational attainment. The figures presented are based on ASPE's analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau's 2007-2011 American C
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