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HHS Strategic Goals and Objectives - FY 2001 . Objective 6.5 - Strengthen and Diversify the Base of Well-Qualified Health Researchers
How We Will Accomplish Our Objective We will strengthen and diversify the base of researchers by: investing in research training and career development programs. supporting training programs in minority institutions and in those that serve minorities.
Evaluation of Parity in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program: Final Report. Structural Changes to Plan Benefits
PERT researchers acquired nominal plan benefits information on the 304 FEHB plans with available benefit design information and participating in the FEHB in 1999, the baseline year of the evaluation. This information was obtained from the OPM website for all four years of the evaluation (1999-2002). To compile information on benefits in each of
Nearly 5 in 10 Uninsured Single Young Adults Eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace Could Pay $50 or Less Per month for Coverage in 2014
Young adults are the age group most likely to be without health insurance coverage and, therefore, are a key target for outreach and enrollment activities. Nearly 5 in 10 (46 percent, or 1.3 million) uninsured young adults in single-person households who are eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace may be able to purchase a bronze plan for $5
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. The Need for Research on Small Populations
Research has found differences among segments of the population on nearly all aspects of health and health care. The ability to identify and document such differences is an essential starting point for improving people’s health. The four small populations that we selected illustrate a range of unanswered health and health care questions as well
The Feasibility of Using Electronic Health Data for Research on Small Populations. Population #1: Asian-American Subpopulations
“Asians” are one of the five race categories that must be used in the federal government’s surveys and administrative forms under rules of the Office of Management and Budget, but the Asian-American population is quite internally diverse. The 15.5 million Asian Americans who compose about 4.4 percent of the American population include more t
Contents Background and Study Objectives Study Objectives History and Structure of the QIO Program Review of the Literature on QIO Program Effectiveness Major Findings from QIO Inventory, Site Visits and TEP Meeting Development of QIO Inventory
Fixing to Change: A Best Practices Assessment of One-Stop Job Centers Working With Welfare Recipients
Contents of Chapter: Methodology Five One-Stop Models Successfull Models Challenges in Reaching the Welfare Population Occupations and Employers Empirical Evidence of Success
HHS Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated to the Public. III. Types of Information Disseminated by the Agency to the Public
HRSA disseminates a range of information to the public via the HRSA web site, the HRSA Information Center, and the Office of Communications. The HRSA Information Center is a gateway to information about HRSA programs. All information supplied through this center has been cleared through HRSA and ASPA. Through the Information Center, health care pr
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
Almost all low-income men in the United States live in urban areas, and about half of them live in 10 states. But the concentration of low-income men varies. Some states and metropolitan areas with smaller low-income male populations have larger than average low-income shares. In some metropolitan areas, low-income men are concentrated in the cent
A Descriptive Analysis of the U.S. Department of Labor's Long-Term Care Registered Apprenticeship Programs. 3.2. Program-Level Analyses
Program-level analyses describing program characteristics, geographic location, apprenticeship characteristics and training information on source/mode of related instruction are presented in Tables 6-10 and include descriptive results on 121 apprenticeship programs in the RAPIDS database. The sample size for these program-level analyses can be ver
Alzheimer's Association. (2011). "2010 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures." Retrieved May 11, 2012, from http://www.alz.org/documents_custom/report_alzfactsfigures2010.pdf . Alzheimer's Association. (2012). "2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures." Retrieved May 11, 2012, from http://www.alz.org/downloads/facts_figures_2011.pdf .
Performance Improvement 2013-2014. What Are the Service Needs of Current and Former Recipients of Federal Housing Assistance in Memphis, Tennessee?
This study analyzed administrative data on public housing residents relocated as a result of local housing redevelopment initiatives in order to assess the service needs, geographic distribution, and service landscape for high-needs populations in Memphis.
Acronyms and Glossary 1915(c) waivers refers to section 1915(c) of the Medicaid program allowing the Secretary of HHS to waive certain program requirements in the law. Waivers permit States greater flexibility to target program eligibility and provide home and community based services for the disabled and/or elderly population
Performance Improvement 2008. Appendix D - glossary of evaluation terms, terms-of-art used by some offices or agencies, and acronyms for the organizational units of HHS.
The glossary, new with this 2008 issue of the report, provides some assistance to readers who may be unfamiliar with the terms and acronyms found in the report. 1915(c) waivers – refers to section 1915(c) of the Medicaid program allowing the Secretary of HHS to waive certain program requirements in the law. Waivers permit States greater flexib
Environmental Scan to Identify the Major Research Questions and Metrics for Monitoring the Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Safety Net Hospitals. 2. Other ACA Provisions That Will Mitigate Increased Demand
The extent of the increase in demand for care will also depend in part on decisions that states make in implementing the reforms. Of particular importance is whether state governments decide to expand Medicaid coverage to adults— which is no longer mandatory, based on the Supreme Court’s 2012 decision on the constitutionality of the ACA. As of
Mission To improve the Nation s health by assuring equitable access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality health care for all. Evaluation Program
Performance Improvement 2002: Evaluation Activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is the eighth annual report to Congress summarizing previous 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. It
MISSION: 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. Evaluation Program