The Lewin Group, Inc. Berkeley Policy Associates, Cornell University
Exploratory Study of Health Care Coverage and Employment of People with Disabilities: Literature Review
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deriving State-level Estimates from Three National Surveys: A Statistical Assessment and State Tabulations
Lisa Alecxih and John Corea
Program evaluations can play an important role in formulating goals, objectives, and implementation strategies for a variety of planning activities throughout the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Program evaluations also tell us whether our efforts are successful. While there are still gaps in what we know, we now are beginning to as
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
Many programs within the Department have goals, objectives, and target populations that appear similar. Likewise, many Department programs appear to duplicate or overlap programs in other Federal agencies. Many state, local, and private sector programs also have goals, objectives, and target populations in common with Department programs. Because
Among the most important resources for research are databases and registries of health experience. Some are highly specialized but not very large; some are broad and enormous. Some are maintained only for research; some are primarily maintained for administrative or other purposes but are available for research. They may be organized by illness (l
Several current changes in the context within which health data are collected and used must be recognized. First, the boundaries between classical medical care and "public health" are becoming ever less distinct. Over the past decades the rubric, "health," has been broadened to include many matters—from hyperactivity in children, to teenagers' n
Several important legislative events are focusing attention on the issues.
A new "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act," which became law in August 1996, established several provisions relating to confidentiality of medical records as they are handled in health insurance, billing and payment data, and the like. How these are worked out will have implications for how data are accessed and processed in healt
Market Barriers to the Development of Pharmacotherapies for the Treatment of Cocaine Abuse and Addiction: Final Report. Critical Barrier 3: Limited and Uncertain Payment for Treatment
Another critical market barrier is the uncertainty surrounding the reimbursement of cocaine abuse and addiction treatment. The pharmaceutical company respondents, as well as one from a VC firm, voiced their concern over the heavy reliance of the substance abuse market on federal and state government reimbursement. The perception among the drug com
European Union Restreint ECO 291 CODEC 92 Common Position (EC) No /95 Adopted by the Council on 20 February 1995 With a View to Adopting Directive 94/ /EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Protection of Individuals With Regard to the Processing of Personal Data And on the Free Movement of Such Data On the
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.6 - Improve the Health Status of American Indians and Alaska Natives
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will improve the quality of and access to health services for American Indian and Alaska Native people by: ensuring a supply of qualified, culturally competent health professionals with adequate facilities, equipment, supplies, and training.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.3 - Increase the Availability of Primary Health Care Services for Underserved Population
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will increase the supply of health care providers, including under-represented minorities, who are likely to locate and remain in underserved communities most in need of primary health care services. Our efforts will focus on financial support for:
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.2 - Eliminate Disparities in Health Access and Outcomes
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will work with state governments to reduce the disparity in health insurance coverage through improved outreach and enrollment efforts to minority groups in our Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program.
HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 3.1 - Increase the Percentage of the Nation's Children and Adults Who Have Health Insurance Coverage
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will continue to assist states in their efforts to promote and publicize the opportunity for eligible children and adults to enroll in Medicaid. Our strategy includes asking states to review their computer systems and eligibility processes to ensure that all families that are eligible for Medicaid bene