This study sought to: (a) identify the characteristics of publicly-funded programs that contribute to the survival and financial viability of pediatric safety-net providers; (b) compare the effects Medicaid Managed Care (and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program) has upon pediatric safety-net hospitals versus the its effects on Federally
Performance Improvement 2006. Evaluability Assessment of Discharge Planning and the Prevention of Homelessness
The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) supported this study in order to build knowledge for researchers and policy makers regarding the evaluability of discharge planning.
Performance Improvement 2006. Case Studies of Electronic Health Records in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care
This study focused on electronic health records (EHRs) and information systems used to exchange clinical information between providers. The only clinical information systems that were identified that exchanged information across settings that include post-acute and long-term care (PAC/LTC) providers were health delivery systems that were highly in
AHRQ Market File: Feasibility Project Report
Performance Improvement 2006. A Patient-Centered Guide to Implementing Language Access Services in Health Care Organizations
The purpose of this project was to develop a “Health Care Language Services Implementation Guide” (HCLSIG) that provides practical, action-oriented, ground-level suggestions and alternatives for how health care organizations can implement language access services for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals, and that also serves as a comp
Performance Improvement 2003: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the ninth annual report to Congress summarizing prior fiscal year evaluation efforts. The purpose of this report is to provide Congress with outcome-oriented evaluation findings for the Department’s programs, policies, and strategies. The re
This report, Performance Improvement 2013-2014, the 18th in this series, summarizes the key findings from studies completed during the two fiscal-year period ending September 30, 2013.
Contract No.: 100-03-0017 (HHSP2332008000002T) MPR Reference No.: 6547-400. Debra Lipson Margaret Colby Tim Lake Su Liu Sarah Turchin Submitted to: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Asst. Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Hubert H. Humphrey Bldg. 200 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20201
Designing Subsidized Health Coverage Programs to Attract Enrollment: A Review of the Literature and a Synthesis of Stakeholder Views
Final Report Lynn Quincy Patricia Collins Kristin Andrews Christal Stone Submitted to: ASPE/HHS 200 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 20201 Project Officer: Donald Cox
Community Action Agency Activities in Affordable Care Act Outreach and Enrollment: Insights from Case Studies
This intramural research brief presents qualitative information on selected community action agencies’ (CAA) Affordable Care Act-related outreach and enrollment activities and identifies themes that emerged across the sites. The goals of the brief are to (1) provide examples of a range of activity levels and promising practices that can serve as
Prepared by Roy Ahn, Daniel S. Gaylin, Alison Keiller, Daniel N. Mendelson, Adil Moiduddin, and Robert J. Rubin, M.D. of The Lewin Group under the direction of Cheryl Austein, Project Officer for the Office of Health Policy, within the Office of the Assistant Secretary forPlanning and Evaluation (ASPE), Department of Health and Human Services. Oct
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Children’s Health Coverage on the 5th Anniversary of CHIPRA February 2014 By: Kenneth Finegold and Sophia Koontz Abstract
Background. Many small populations have distinctive health and health care needs but have been difficult to study in survey research. Objective. This report is part of a project funded by the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation to explore the feasibility of using electronic health record (EHR) and other electronic health data for resea
Annual Report to Congress October 1998 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
This report provides national and state-by-state estimates of the number and cost of noncitizen Medicaid beneficiaries. The analyses are based on the Medicaid Quality Control (QC) data base for the first half of 1994, with additional information about Supplemental Security Income (SSI) participants from the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Evaluation of HHS Delivery System Reform Efforts and Affordable Care Act Provisions: Consolidated Evaluation Design Recommendations
By: Robert Mechanic, MBA, Jennifer Perloff Phd, Darren Zinner Phd, Moaven Razavi Phd, Michael J. Keane Dr. P.H Abstract The purpose of this project is to provide a thought piece about what type of coordinated framework might be developed for evaluating the evidence HHS will receive from the multiple delivery system reform initiatives planne