The final report summarizes the work conducted under Contract HHSP2333700IT: Research Addressing the HHS Strategic Framework on Multiple Chronic Conditions. The work led to two white papers, a review of federal datasets, and other related Appendices. Below is a brief description of the project, including Study Purpose, White paper 1 and White paper 2 research aims, Methods, Key Findings, and Considerations for Future Research. In addition, attached to this Report is a description of the Appendices that were included in the original white papers.
The information contained in this white paper was compiled by Abt Associates, Inc. under contract #HHSP2333700IT to the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in September 2013. The findings and conclusions of this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of ASPE or HHS.