(a) Creation, collection, use and disclosure.
(1) Where the Exchange creates or collects personally identifiable information for the purposes of determining eligibility for enrollment in a qualified health plan; determining eligibility for other insurance affordability programs, as defined in §155.20; or determining eligibility for exemptions f
Marketplace records. Regulations governing marketplaces limit their ability to disclose “personally identifiable information” (PII) they either create or collect “for the purposes of determining eligibility for enrollment in a qualified health plan; determining eligibility for other insurance affordability programs…; or determining eligi
The most straightforward way for human services programs to benefit from this time-limited opportunity is to join with Medicaid programs in the joint procurement or development of software or hardware that will serve both programs. The 2012 letter from HHS and FNS includes the following, non-exhaustive list of business services that could fit with
In 2011, the U.S. federal government launched the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative, a new model of federal-local collaboration designed to (i) improve how the federal government invests in cities, (ii) offer technical assistance to support local priorities, and (iii) help to coordinate funds at the local, state, and federal level. A co
This demonstration project explored the benefits of utilizing a host home emergency shelter model to provide basic center services in rural areas. Eighteen Runaway and Homeless Youth grantees with a service area population of 20,000 people or less participated in the full 3-year study cycle.
Many small populations have distinctive health and health care needs but have been difficult to study in survey research and other traditional approaches. This project explored the feasibility of using electronic health record (EHR) and other electronic health data for research on small populations. The project identified four small populations to
Studies by Agency
Elements of evaluation:
Effective programs achieve results. Results derive from good management which requires good decisions. Good decision-making depends on good information. Good information requires good data and careful analysis. Creative project officers, skillful researchers, thoughtful an
Agency Mission and Evaluation Program Statements
This appendix describes the mission and evaluation program for each agency and office in the Department of Health and Human Services that conducts evaluations. For those that have a dedicated evaluation web site, this is provided below. These resources supplement what is available
The Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration (HISPC), is a group of representatives from 42 states and territories that address the privacy and security challenges presented by electronic health information exchange. Each HISPC participant has the support of its state or territorial governor and maintains a steering committee and con
Researchers established an advisory board comprised of Governors and other executive-level officials to identify ways to resolve issues deterring States from achieving interoperable electronic health information exchange.
This case study gathered information about State child support enforcement office experiences with data warehouses. The study examined how data warehouses were used to help manage program operations, assess program effectiveness and efficiency, and inform policy development. The information was collected through telephone discussions and site visi
This study assessed State Medicaid agencies' initiatives to promote health information technology (HIT) and health information exchange (HIE). In 2004, the President announced his plan to ensure that electronic health records would be available to most Americans by 2014. Secretary Leavitt stated that he envisioned that Medicare and Medicaid would
To provide analytical support and advice to the Secretary on policy development and assist the Secretary with the development and coordination of department wide program planning and evaluation activities.