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In some cases, achieving our strategic goals and objectives may be impeded by factors that are beyond the control of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). For example, national or local economic conditions can influence whether we are successful in helping families on welfare become economically independent. In some cases, there may b
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Appendix to Part I
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Contents Introduction Literature Review Prevalence Contributing Factors Consequences of Obesity Intervention Research Federal Agency Activities Site Visit to Gila River Indian Community Directions for Future Research
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Contents Purpose and Methods Findings Strategies Related to Obtaining Information About Grant Opportunities, Deciding to Apply, and Preparing Grant Applications Strategies for Grant Review Processes Strategies for Grants Management Processes Other Strategies Suggested Discussion
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
This exploratory study provides background information pertaining to an American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Suicide Prevention Hotline. The topics explored include: the extent of use of such a hotline by AI/ANs, barriers to use, hotline implementation models, cultural competencies needed by hotline staff, extent of AI/AN community support, and
This report identifies gaps in AI/AN/NA data on health and well-being, strategies for improving AI/AN/NA data availability and quality, and some current initiatives underway within HHS and other federal agencies that are intended to improve these data.
The purpose of this project was to increase understanding of the programmatic and administrative barriers preventing American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native American (AI/AN/NA) communities from more fully participating in those HHS grants programs for which they are eligible. This study gathered information on the perspectives of both HHS progr
New Report Shows Affordable Care Act Has Expanded Insurance Coverage Among Young Adults of All Races and Ethnicities
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Report Shows Affordable Care Act Has Expanded Insurance Coverage Among Young Adults of All Races and Ethnicities July 2012
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
What Challenges Are Boys Facing, and What Opportunities Exist to Address Those Challenges? Initial Findings Brief
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Trends in the Use of Early Care and Education, 1995-2011: Descriptive Analysis of Child Care Arrangements from National Survey Data. Race and Ethnicity
Gaps in preschool enrollment by race and ethnicity were present in 1995 but in some cases disappeared by 2011, according to the CPS data (Figure 13). Preschool enrollment increased among Black children, and the Black-White enrollment gap in 1995 (for three- and four-year-old children) was no longer present by 2011. The Asian-White enrollment g
Health Insurance Marketplace: Summary Enrollment Report For the Initial Annual Open Enrollment Period. Appendix C: Characteristics of Persons WHO Have Selected Marketplace Plans Through the Ffm by Race / Ethnicity
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CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program: Final Findings. Participation in Medicaid and CHIP, 2008 and 2012
Medicaid and CHIP participation rates for children increased substantially overall and in most states and for all major subpopulations examined.
Performance Improvement 2011-2012. What Are the Public's Perceptions, Attitudes and Experiences About Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Status and Health Care?
Despite significant documentation of persistent racial and ethnic disparities in health status and health care in the United States, current research on the subject indicates that the general public, including racial and ethnic minorities, is uninformed about the nature and extent of such disparities. In 1999, the Kaiser Family Foundation and Prin
This report, Performance Improvement 2011-2012, the 17th in this series, summarizes the key findings from studies completed during the two fiscal-year period ending September 30, 2011.
A study sought to understand how characteristics of American Indians receiving assistance through tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs differ from American Indians receiving assistance through state TANF programs. The study found that similar to non-American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) caseloads, the caseloads for AI/