Performance Improvement 2000. Health Statistics

01/01/2000

Evaluation of Medicaid Reporting Using SLAITS

The State and Local Area Integrated Telephone Survey (SLAITS) is a newly developed survey mechanism which utilizes the sampling frame and screening procedures of the ongoing National Immunization Survey (NIS). The object of this project is to evaluate SLAITS as a modality for monitoring State performance in implementing the State Children's Health Insurance Program during a period of rapid State restructuring of health and welfare institutions.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Health Statistics

FEDERAL CONTACT: Cynamon, Marcie
301-436-7085

PIC ID: 7046

PERFORMER: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Princeton, NJ

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 09/30/2000

Evaluation of the NHIS--Survey of Sentinel Health Indicators

This project proposes to evaluate the potential of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) for the surveillance of sentinel health indicators in the U.S.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Health Statistics

FEDERAL CONTACT: Hardy, Ann, Dr
301-436-7085

PIC ID: 7040

PERFORMER: TRW Government Information Services
Fairfax, VA

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 09/30/2001

Evaluation of the U.S. Standard Certificates

The overall objective of this project is to evaluate the birth, death and fetal death information currently obtained from State vital registration programs to determine if relevant and high quality data are being collected for State and national decision making. The assessment will also consider what changes should be made to the standard certificates to improve their use and utility.

AGENCY SPONSOR: National Center for Health Statistics

FEDERAL CONTACT: Kowaleski, Julia
301-436-8815

PIC ID: 6699

PERFORMER: Laurel Consulting Group
Laurel, MD

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION: 06/20/2000