Presentation given at the Gerontological Society of America presentation, November 1998. [26 PDF pages]
In 1985 there were about 5.5 million functionally disabled elderly persons (65+) in the United States (U.S.) living in the community and an additional 1.3 million in nursing homes. By 2020, these figures are expected to almost double to 10.1 million and 2.5 million respectively. The long-term care (LTC) system in the U.S. is large and complex.
Providing Mental Health Services to TANF Recipients: Program Design Choices And Implementation Challenges in Four States
This report profiles the efforts of four states to address the mental health needs of welfare recipients. The study was designed (1) to identify and provide detailed information about the design and structure of mental health services developed by state and local welfare offices to address the mental health needs of welfare recipients, (2) to high
This study examines the impact of changes in Medicare home health policy mandated by the Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997 on satisfaction with care for disabled Medicare beneficiaries. The BBA mandated major changes in home health payment requiring the implementation of a Prospective Payment System (PPS) and an Interim Payment System (IPS) prior
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Contents Introduction and Background Data Needs and Priorities Research and Development to Improve HHS Data Collection Systems Web Panels and Web Surveys Timeliness of HHS Data Systems Access to HHS Data Non-Traditional Data Sources
An American Indian/Alaska Native Suicide Prevention Hotline: Literature Review and Discussion with Experts Prepared by: Peggy Halpern Ph.D, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation November, 2009 This report is available on the Internet at: http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/09/AIAN
Amy Dworsky and Mark E. Courtney Institute for Research on Poverty University of Wisconsin-Madison December 2000 A report prepared for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Understanding Disparities in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Research Approaches and Datasets. Appendix E – Review of National Datasets and Data Systems: Summary Tables
Disclaimer: The information contained in this appendix was compiled by Abt Associates Inc. under contract #HHSP2333700IT to the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in September 2013. Abt and ASPE are not liable for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this document, as the specifications of each data sy
Understanding Disparities in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Research Approaches and Datasets. 9. References
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2008). Creation of new race-ethnicity codes and socioeconomic status (SES) indicators for Medicare beneficiaries. (AHRQ Publication No. 08-0029-EF). Rockville, MD.
Assessing the Need for a National Disability Survey: Final Report. Appendix A. Federal and State Agency Feedback on Disability Data Needs and Limitations
A. Questions for Federal and State Disability Policy Stakeholders Current and Past Disability Data Needs and Uses What are the disability-related policy/program/research questions that are important to your agency? Does your agency have specific legislative, regulatory, or other needs for disability data? If so, what are they?
Adler, Michele, Robert Clark, Theresa DeMaio, Louisa Miller, and Arlene Saluter. Collecting Information on Disability in the 2000 Census: An Example of Interagency Cooperation. Social Security Bulletin, vol. 62, no. 4, 1999, pp. 21-30.
ACS American Community Survey Add Health National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health ADL Activities of Daily Living AHS
This is the final report of a project that assesses the need for developing and fielding another national disability survey data collection effort. It presents the findings from three principal project activities designed to assess whether existing data are sufficient to answer key disability-related research questions identified by the staffs of
Baumohl, J., J.A. Swartz, and R.D. Muck (eds.). 2003. The multi-site study of the termination of Supplemental Security Income benefits for drug addicts and alcoholics. Contemporary Drug Problems , 30(1-2): 1-537.
SSI is extremely important for chronically homeless people now and will continue to be so even after the vast majority of chronically and other homeless people become eligible for Medicaid in 2014. SSI provides income that lets people contribute to rent, thereby greatly increasing the odds that they will become stably housed.
Establishing Eligibility for SSI for Chronically Homeless People. 3.1. Case Worker Training and Specialization
Staff of homeless assistance agencies who work with chronically homeless people are often expected to help them apply for SSI. Without special training, such staff may be only slightly more successful than homeless people themselves in completing an application that SSA will approve on initial submission. Case workers need to know precisely wha
Homeless people have two compelling reasons to seek enrollment in Supplemental Security Income (SSI): (1) obtaining a reliable income source that will help them afford housing; and (2) increasing their access to appropriate health care through "categorical" eligibility for Medicaid for people who participate in SSI. 1 Housing and health care pr
Establishing Eligibility for SSI for Chronically Homeless People. The Study's First Phase: Literature Synthesis, Environmental Scan, and Site Visits
The chronically homeless people on whom this study focuses have multiple, complex, and interacting physical and behavioral health conditions. Achieving the best results for these clients and the public institutions and systems from which they get care requires effective engagement, service delivery, and care coordination. To understand how this ca
In 2014, most homeless people will become Medicaid-eligible under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 based on their low incomes. Many homeless people have complex physical and behavioral health conditions for which they seek care through frequent use of emergency rooms and inpatient hospitalization, at considerable cost in public resources.