Changes in children's health insurance coverage occur with far greater frequency than the modest year-to-year changes in the proportion uninsured or the proportion with different types of coverage would suggest. We present evidence that in the one-year period from July 1993 through June 1994 there were more than 23 million instances of children ch
Health Care in Transition: Technology Assessment in the Private Sector Prepared by: Richard Rettig of the RAND Corporation Office of the Assistant Secretary of Planning and Evaluation Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. July, 1996.
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 included a number of changes to Medicare managed care. The newly created Medicare+Choice program differs from its predecessor with regard to payment policies, enrollment and disenrollment policies, and the types of plans that can contract to provide care to Medicare beneficiaries. These changes were designed, in par
Members of Congress and others have expressed frustration over the slow progress of the Medicare + Choice program, which makes managed care options available to senior citizens. In particular, critics have been disappointed by the low penetration rate for Medicare managed care. Some critics have blamed the Health Care Financing Administration(now
Analysis and Proposed Actions Regarding the NBAC Report: Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders That May Affect Decisionmaking Capacity
This document presents the findings and proposals of a multi-agency Working Group (WG) convened by the Office of Science Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation to develop a proposed response by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) Report entitled Rese
Contents Site-Specific Analyses Cross-Site Analysis: The Changing Urban Context Cross-Site Analysis: Health Trends and Study Hypotheses Conclusions
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. III. Types of Dissemination Methods
OPHS offices use both print and electronic methods to disseminate information. Offices use Web sites, clearinghouses (telephone information services), print reports, print brochures and newsletters, fact sheets, and a variety of consumer and professional educational materials, such as bookmarks, wallet cards, day planners, and pocket guides. OPHS
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. V. Quality Assurance Policies, Standards, and Processes for Ensuring the Quality of Information Disseminated to the Public.
Overview At SAMSHA, the quality assurance process begins at the inception of the information development process. Further, SAMSHA reviews the quality (including the objectivity, utility, and integrity) of information before its is disseminated and treats information quality as integral to every step of the development of information, includ
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. I. Agency Mission
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is the lead Federal agency in promoting access to health care services that improve the Nation's health. With a statutory emphasis on special needs, underserved, and vulnerable populations, HRSA mobilizes its bureaus, programs, staff, and partners to assure access to quality health care. The
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. VII. Influential Scientific, Financial and Statistical Information
NCHS statistical and analytic data information products are used extensively to evaluate and profile the health of the American people. Often, findings from NCHS surveys serve as benchmarks for investigating the need to modify or implement policies that will affect initiatives addressing specific health concerns of the United States population or
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. III. Types of Information Disseminated by NCHS to the Public
Annually, CDC produces hundreds of publications of various types and provides over 100,000 pages of Web content for access by the public. All publications that carry the CDC logo are considered official publications or releases, and must follow CDC policy and procedures for preparation, review, approval, and distribution ( www.cdc.gov/od/foia/poli
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public
This site describes the HHS Information Quality Guidelines as well as the supporting administrative mechanisms to request correction of information covered under the guidelines. The HHS Guidelines were developed in accordance with the provisions of P.L. 106-554 and OMB government-wide requirements directing all federal agencies to issue guidelines
ASPE FMAP 2016 REPORT Federal Financial Participation in State Assistance Expenditures; Federal Matching Shares for Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Aid to Needy Aged, Blind, or Disabled Persons for October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY: Office of the Secret
This report explores how several states have designed their quality monitoring and improvement programs for managed long-term services and supports (MLTSS). The authors focus on the early adopters of MLTSS as well as those programs that are presented considered "established". The findings demonstrate how states take somewhat different approache
In June 2008, HHS commissioned this white paper to overview the current status of payor systems for coverage and reimbursement of complex molecular
In 1992, the National Academy for State Health Policy published ABuilding Assisted Living For The Elderly Into Public Policy: A Guide For States@ to help state policy makers examine an emerging concept for providing residential, home like settings for elders. The Guide examined the confusion surrounding the use of the term "assisted living" and th
This paper examines by state variation in drug prices and drug spending. Variation in prices are found to be minimal but variation in spending (and utilization) are more substantial. Further work will explore the underlying reasons for the spending variation and whether patterns persist when analyzed for areas other than states.