Structure of the answer to each question
The focus of this study is on the key events that individual children may experience in the public child welfare service system. This report discusses the importance of this type of research, the issues that can be addressed with the information produced, an initial set of analyses addressing key questions in child welfare and an agenda for future
Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study. References
Allen S, V Mor. 2007. "The prevalence and consequences of unmet need. Contrasts among older and younger adults with disability." Medical Care 35(11): 1132-1148. Allen SM, A Foster, K Berg. 2001. "Receiving help at home: The interplay of human and technological assistance." Journal of Gerontology : Social Sciences 56B(6): S374-S382.
Disability and Care Needs of Older Americans: An Analysis of the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study. Summary and Implications
Using the new NHATS, this report describes late-life disability and care needs for older adults (over age 65). We find that 18 million older adults--nearly half--have received help related to their health or functioning or had difficulty carrying out self-care, mobility, or household activities alone with whatever supports they have put into place
CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program: Final Findings. Access, Service Use and Care Experiences of CHIP and Medicaid Enrollees 51
CHIP provided high levels of access to care, but areas for program improvement remain.
CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program: Final Findings. Churning and Transitions Between Medicaid and CHIP
Program churning was more common among disenrollees from state Medicaid programs than among disenrollees from separate CHIP programs, with a median churn rate in Medicaid of over twice that of separate CHIP.
CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program: Final Findings. Duration of Coverage
Children typically stay enrolled longer in Medicaid than in CHIP.
Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Thirteenth Report to Congress. INDICATOR 10. Events Associated with the Beginning and Ending of Program Spells
Figure IND 10a. Events Associated with Single Mother TANF Exits during the 2004 – 2006 Period
CHIPRA Mandated Evaluation of the Children's Health Insurance Program: Final Findings. Finding 5 (Chapter VI)
Finding 5 (Chapter VI): Most new CHIP enrollees stayed enrolled in public coverage for at least 28 months, and the vast majority exited because they were no longer eligible. Many children moved between Medicaid and CHIP; while most transitioned seamlessly, coverage gaps occurred for as many as 40 percent depending on the type of transition.
Community Resilience and Recovery Initiative: Final Evaluation Report. Outreach and Screening Strategies
During the final Westat site visit, the Union City project team noted the critical impact of its outreach and social marketing efforts. The CRRI tasks during implementation included the development of marketing information, staffing the screening sites, and working with other organizations to conduct outreach and screening. These outreach and scre
Community Resilience and Recovery Initiative: Final Evaluation Report. Service Development and Delivery
Project ASSIST used a case management approach, which was a new service delivery model for the sponsor agency, SSTAR. Each client enrolled in ASSIST was assigned to a case manager who worked with him/her as much or as little as needed over a 6-month period. Project leadership noted the value of the case managers to the clients:
The following acronyms are mentioned in this report.
Health Insurance Issuer Participation and New Entrants in the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2015. Issuer Participation in the Marketplace
In 2014, there were 191 issuers 5 offering Marketplace plans in the 36 states with Marketplaces supported by or fully run by the Department of Health and Human Services (throughout this brief referred to as the FFM). Complete and final information on 2015 issuers was not yet available at the time of this analysis.
Health Insurance Marketplace 2015 Open Enrollment Period: January Enrollment Report. Section I. Data for the 37 States Using the Healthcare.gov Platform
The Marketplaces in HealthCare.gov States are Continuing to Reach People Who Do Not Currently have Marketplace Coverage.
This issue brief highlights available national and state-level enrollment-related information for the first two months of the Health Insurance Marketplace 2015 open enrollment period (11-15-14 to 1-16-15) for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Adult TANF recipients had over twice the hospitalization rate of the general population.
Female survey respondents were asked a series of questions about whether they had experienced physical abuse or threats in their romantic relationships. 20 Nearly half of female respondents had experienced physical domestic violence in their lifetimes. Combining both severe and moderate physical domestic violence, 47% of the female
Overall, 12% of the respondents showed evidence of a possible learning disability (data not shown). 16 Specifically, about 20% reported that they had problems spelling simple words, 15% had been in special education programs or were given extra help in school, 13% had proble ms with basic math, and 12% had difficulty memorizing numbers.
Mental health problems, which affected one-third of the survey respondents 9 , varied by age, ethnicity, and marital status.
This section presents findings on characteristics of jobs held by respondents who were currently employed or who had been employed in the last year. Although a majority (about six in ten) of respondents had worked in the past year, only ha lf of these had worked full-time (Figure III-4). Many of the currently and recently employed responden