Performance Improvement 2013-2014. How Can the Impact of the Older Americans Act Home or Community Based Service Programs On Clients' Independence, Economic Status, Healthcare Utilization And Well-being be Rigorously Evaluated?


Researchers studied the impact of the Older Americans Act (OAA) programs and services on key outcomes including Home and Community Based Services use, health care use, community tenure, and long-term services and supports expenditures, nutrition services, health promotion services, disease prevention programs and family caregiver services  

Proposed research questions to be pursued will include:

  • What is the impact of OAA funded HCBS programs and
  • What is the impact of OAA services alone or in combination with services paid for by other sources?
  • What is the impact of service mix and intensity on outcomes of interest? What subgroups had the most favorable outcomes?

Report Title: Exploratory Study of the Global Outcomes of the Older Americans Act Programs and Services: Final Report
Agency Sponsor: ACL, Administration for Community Living
Federal Contact: Jennifer Klocinski, 202-357-0146
Performer: The Lewin Group
Record ID: 9940 (February 28, 2013)

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