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Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy (BHDAP)

The Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy (BHDAP) focuses on policies and programs that support the independence, productivity, health and well-being, and long-term care needs of people with disabilities, older adults, and people with mental and substance use disorders.

Note: BHDAP was previously known as the Office of Disability, Aging, and Long-Term Care Policy (DALTCP). Only our office name has changed, not our mission, portfolio, or policy focus.

The Division of Behavioral Health Policy is responsible for the analysis, coordination, research and evaluation of policies related to mental and substance use disorders, also referred to as behavioral health. The division is the focal point for policy development and analysis related to the financing, access/delivery, organization, and quality of services for people with mental and substance use disorders, including those supported or financed by Medicaid, Medicare, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

The Division of Long-Term Services and Supports is responsible for the analysis, coordination, and research and evaluation of policies related to institutional and community-based long-term care and supportive services, including formal and informal caregiving. The Division is the focal point for policy development and analysis related to the financing, delivery, organization, and quality of long-term care services and supports, including those supported or financed by private insurers, Medicaid, Medicare, and the Administration for Community Living (ACL).

The Division of Disability and Aging Policy is responsible for policy and data development, coordination, research and evaluation of policies and programs focused on the functioning and well-being of persons with disabilities and older adults. The Division is the focal point for crosscutting disability and aging collaboration within the Department and across other federal agencies. Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and intellectual and developmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, are notable areas of engagement and expertise.

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Final Report on the Effects of Sample Attrition on Estimates of Channeling's Impacts

January 12, 1986
Randall S. Brown, Peter A. Mossel, Jennifer Schore, Nancy Holden and Judy Roberts

The Pennhurst Longitudinal Study: Combined Report of Five Years of Research and Analysis

February 28, 1985
The Pennhurst Longitudinal Study was a five year, in-depth review of the effects of the court-ordered deinstitutionalization of Pennhurst residents. Its aim was to provide federal and state officials and others with information to make better policy decisions regarding the processes related to the deinstitutionalization which is underway in many parts of the country.

Private Financing of Long-Term Care: Current Methods and Resources--Phase I Final Report

December 31, 1984
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Differential Impacts Among Subgroups of Early Channeling Enrollees Six Months After Randomization

June 30, 1984
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services   Differential Impacts Among Subgroups of Early Channeling Enrollees Six Months After Randomization Executive Summary

The Effects of Sample Attrition on Estimates of Channeling's Impacts for an Early Sample

June 30, 1984
In the evaluation of the National Long-Term Care Channeling Demonstration, some members of the research sample were lost to the analysis due to sample attrition. Sample attrition could distort the treatment/control group comparison, depending on the type of attrition that occurred.

Long-Term Care Service Supply: Levels and Behavior

December 31, 1983
In this paper, the authors attempt to describe the current supply of institutional long-term care and to discuss the developments in the last 20 years that have affected that supply. The have not attempted to model quantitatively the growth of institutional care or its variation across areas.

The Comparability of Treatment and Control Groups at Randomization

October 26, 1983
This report analyzes the treatment and control groups in the National Long-Term Care Channeling Demonstration and concludes that the randomization procedure resulted in groups that are very similar on observable characteristics.

Source Book on Long-Term Care Data

July 28, 1983
Tables in this report were prepared in response to a contractual charge to analyze existing data sources for answers to as many long-term care questions as data and resources would permit. More than two dozen research papers containing roughly 500 tables were produced as a result of that effort. This report contains a substantial portion of those tables. [201 PDF pages]