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.
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
This is the PDF version of the meeting presentation given by Brenda Spillman and Timothy Waidman for the ASPE July 2015 Long-Term Care Financing Colloquium meeting and webinar.
Prepared By: Robert G. Wood, Sarah Avellar, Brian Goesling Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (MPR) Project Director: Robert G. Wood Submitted to: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) Project Officer: Jennifer Burnszynski Contract No.: 233-02-0086 MPR Ref
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
Americans living at the bottom of the income distribution often struggle to meet their basic needs on very limited incomes, even with the added assistance of government programs. The following analyses describe the characteristics of the poor population; available income for those at the deepest levels of poverty; and average medical care needs am
An Overview of Recent Work on Standard Budgets in the United States and Other Anglophone Countries by: Gordon M. Fisher
Contents Introduction Overview of DSH Funding Policies What Is a Safety Net Hospital? How Should Financial Vulnerability Be Defined? Framework for Analyzing DSH Allocation Policies Hospital Data Set and Low-income Patient Variables Joint Distribution of DSH Payments under Current Policies
How Effective Are Different Welfare-to-Work Approaches? Five-Year Adult and Child Impacts for Eleven Programs
Contents Findings in Brief Background Program Approaches and Implementation Features Research Designs and Samples Five-Year Effects on Use of Employment-Related Services and Costs Five-Year Effects on Economic Outcomes for Adults Employment and Earnings
High Service or High Privacy Assisted Living Facilities, Their Residents and Staff: Results from a National Survey
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
ASPE RESEARCH BRIEF By: Alana Landey, Yuliya Rzad Abstract This research brief presents findings from an intramural study of six selected states’ approaches to funding energy assistance for low-income residents from federal, state and private sources.
Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties
Coming of Age: Employment Outcomes for Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care Through Their Middle Twenties Prepared by: The Urban Institute with subcontractors, University of California Berkeley and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Prepared for: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) U.S. Department of H
This brief, part of a series on disconnected low-income men, provides a geographic and demographic snapshot of low-income men who are disengaged or at high risk of disengagement from mainstream economic and social life.
This brief, part of a series on disconnected low-income men, examines the health insurance coverage and health status of low-income men who are disengaged or at high risk of disengagement from mainstream economic and social life. Using data from the American Community Survey, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and other sources, it f
This is the first of two briefs that examine the interplay between education and skills-building programming for lower income individuals and families in the areas of marriage and relationships, financial literacy, and asset development. This brief provides an overview of existing programs and practices. It highlights opportunities for collabo