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Most Older Adults Are Likely to Need and Use Long-Term Services and Supports Issue Brief

Most Older Adults Are Likely to Need and Use Long-Term Services and Supports ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Richard W. Johnson and Melissa M. Favreault Urban Institute Judith Dey, William Marton, and Lauren Anderson

Risk of Economic Hardship Among Older Adults Issue Brief

Risk of Economic Hardship Among Older Adults ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Richard W. Johnson and Melissa M. Favreault Urban Institute Judith Dey, William Marton, and Lauren Anderson

Economic Hardship and Medicaid Enrollment in Later Life: Assessing the Impact of Disability, Health, and Marital Status Shocks

Richard W. Johnson and Melissa M. Favreault Urban Institute January 2021 Link to HTML Version (50 PDF pages)

The Risk and Costs of Severe Cognitive Impairment at Older Ages: Literature Review and Projection Analyses

The Risk and Costs of Severe Cognitive Impairment at Older Ages: Literature Review and Projection Analyses Melissa M. Favreault and Richard W.

Most Older Adults Are Likely to Need and Use Long-Term Services and Supports Issue Brief

Most Older Adults Are Likely to Need and Use Long-Term Services and Supports ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Richard W. Johnson and Melissa M. Favreault Urban Institute Judith Dey, William Marton, and Lauren Anderson

Risk of Economic Hardship Among Older Adults Issue Brief

Risk of Economic Hardship Among Older Adults ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Richard W. Johnson and Melissa M. Favreault Urban Institute Judith Dey, William Marton, and Lauren Anderson

Medicare Part D: Competition and Generic Drug Prices, 2007-2018

Topics
Drug Pricing
The United States relies on the interactions of private entities – drug manufacturers, health plans and pharmaceutical benefit managers (PBMs) - to achieve value by negotiating prices, operating formularies and implementing other benefit management strategies. The U.S. does not establish or negotiate prices for prescription drugs, as do some other countries. A critical part of the U.S.

Use of Outpatient Pharmacological Treatment Among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Medicaid 2008-2017 Issue Brief

Use of Outpatient Pharmacological Treatment Among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Medicaid 2008-2017 ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Mir M. Ali, Emma Nye, and Kristina West U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Use of Outpatient Pharmacological Treatment Among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Medicaid 2008-2017 Issue Brief

Use of Outpatient Pharmacological Treatment Among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: Medicaid 2008-2017 ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Mir M. Ali, Emma Nye, and Kristina West U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Utilization of Mental Health Services among Children Diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome at Birth Issue Brief

Utilization of Mental Health Services among Children Diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome at Birth ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Mir M. Ali, Emma Nye, and Kristina West U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Trends in Hospital Readmission and Emergency Department Visit among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Issue Brief

Trends in Hospital Readmission and Emergency Department Visit among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Mir M. Ali, Emma Nye, and Kristina West U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

How to Assess and Address Technical Assistance Needs: Insights from the Literature and Practice

This brief uses a literature review and interviews with TA providers and recipients to explore strategies for assessing recipients' needs for training and technical assistance (TA). It explores specific needs assessment strategies, such as structured needs assessment tools or hearing from recipients or program participants.

Improving the Design, Targeting, and Effectiveness of Training and Technical Assistance: A Learning Agenda

This learning agenda identifies research activities that can inform the design, targeting, and effectiveness of training and technical assistance (TA) approaches.

Facilitating Local Cross-Sector Collaboration: Strategies for Intermediaries

Based on interviews with stakeholders from six different federal or philanthropic initiatives aimed at enhancing local cross-sector collaboration, this brief identifies a menu of six strategies - such as providing training and technical assistance or convening stakeholders - available to intermediary organizations to help facilitate local cross-sector collaboration.

Utilization of Mental Health Services among Children Diagnosed with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome at Birth Issue Brief

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation December 2020 Link to Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (6 PDF pages)

Trends in Hospital Readmission and Emergency Department Visit among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Issue Brief

Trends in Hospital Readmission and Emergency Department Visit among Infants Born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Mir M. Ali, Emma Nye, and Kristina West U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Housing Instability for Noncustodial Parents: Policy Considerations

Many parents owing child support may struggle with housing instability, though little research has documented the extent of this phenomenon. This brief and infographic present estimates of the percentage of noncustodial parents who are eligible for and receive housing assistance.

Medicare: Opportunities for Market-Based Policies

Market-based payment policies such as competitive bidding, reference pricing, centers of excellence and tiered provider networks have been implemented both in Medicare and across the private sector, as described in this report required by Executive Order 13890.

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder May Reduce Substantiated Cases of Child Abuse and Neglect

Buprenorphine treatment has been found to be an effective treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD). Child welfare systems have been partnering with treatment providers to increase access, yet little is known about its role in improving outcomes related to child maltreatment.

Family Structures and Support Strategies in the Older Population: Implications for Baby Boomers Issue Brief

Family Structures and Support Strategies in the Older Population: Implications for Baby Boomers

Informal Caregiver Supply and Demographic Changes: Review of the Literature

Informal Caregiver Supply and Demographic Changes: Review of the Literature Brenda C. Spillman, Eva H.

Informal Caregiver Supply and Demographic Changes: Review of the Literature

Informal Caregiver Supply and Demographic Changes: Review of the Literature Brenda C. Spillman, Eva H.

Family Structures and Support Strategies in the Older Population: Implications for Baby Boomers Issue Brief

Family Structures and Support Strategies in the Older Population: Implications for Baby Boomers

Strengthening the Entry-Level Health Care Work Force: Finding a Path

This project report provides potential approaches to expand and strengthen the entry-level health care workforce in the United States, with a primary focus on seven occupations: nurses, medical assistants, dental ass istants and hygienists, health aides, community health workers, peer specialists, and other specialized providers. Resource:

National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2020 Update

This is the PDF version of the 2020 Update of the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease. There have been updates yearly since this report was originally published in 2012.

National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2020 Update

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The Multiethnic Placement Act and Transracial Adoption 25 Years Later

The Multiethnic Placement Act, as amended, enacted in 1994 and known as MEPA (or MEPA/IEP to acknowledge amendments passed in 1996), prohibits child welfare agencies that receive federal funding from delaying or denying foster or adoptive placements because of a child or prospective foster or adoptive parent’s race, color or national origin and from using those factors as a basis for denying ap

Maximizing Data Interoperability and Integration to Support Value-Based Care

Stakeholders broadly recognize the imperative of accessing, exchanging, integrating and using data from across the care spectrum to achieve the goals of value-based care. Though there is increasing evidence data exchange is occurring, less is known about how data are being integrated into workflows and used across the care spectrum.

Postpartum Opioid Prescription Fills, Opioid Use Disorder, and Utilization of Medication-Assisted Treatment among Women with Medicaid and Private Health Insurance Coverage Issue Brief

Postpartum Opioid Prescription Fills, Opioid Use Disorder, and Utilization of Medication-Assisted Treatment among Women with Medicaid and Private Health Insurance Coverage Issue Brief Mir M. Ali, Kristina West, and Emma Nye U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

How Does DATA-Waiver Provider Patient Capacity Relate to Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing? Issue Brief

How Does DATA-Waiver Provider Patient Capacity Relate to Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing? Issue Brief Robin Ghertner and Mir M. Ali U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

How Does DATA-Waiver Provider Patient Capacity Relate to Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing? Issue Brief

How Does DATA-Waiver Provider Patient Capacity Relate to Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing? Issue Brief Robin Ghertner and Mir M. Ali U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Postpartum Opioid Prescription Fills, Opioid Use Disorder, and Utilization of Medication-Assisted Treatment among Women with Medicaid and Private Health Insurance Coverage Issue Brief

Postpartum Opioid Prescription Fills, Opioid Use Disorder, and Utilization of Medication-Assisted Treatment among Women with Medicaid and Private Health Insurance Coverage Issue Brief Mir M. Ali, Kristina West, and Emma Nye U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Administering Work-Related Requirements Across Human Services Programs: Service Delivery Approaches

This brief discusses two primary approaches for providing employment-related services to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and public housing program participants to help them meet work-related requirements.

Medicare Part B Drugs: Trends in Spending and Utilization, 2006-2017

Medicare covers prescription drugs provided during inpatient hospital and skilled nursing facility stays through Part A, retail prescription drugs through Part D, and drugs provided in physicians’ offices and hospital outpatient departments through Part B. Over the 2006-17 period, Medicare FFS Part B drugs spending per enrollee grew at 8.1 percent annually.

Medicare FFS Part B and International Drug Prices: A Comparison of the Top 50 Drugs

The September 13, 2020 Executive Order on Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First declared, “It is the policy of the United States that the Medicare program should not pay more for costly Part B or Part D prescription drugs or biological products than the most-favored-nation price.” The Most Favored Nation (MFN) Model issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on No

Factsheet: Estimates of Child Care Eligibility and Receipt for Fiscal Year 2017

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Child Care
This factsheet provides descriptive information on child care eligibility and receipt. Of the 13.5 million children eligible for child care subsidies under federal rules, 14 percent received subsidies. Of the 8.7 million children eligible for child care subsidies under state rules, 22 percent received subsidies. Poorer children were more likely to receive subsidies than less poor children.

Disparities in Rates of COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Death by Race and Ethnicity

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed long-standing health disparities through the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on racial and ethnic minority communities. This brief analyzes data from state and county health departments on the racial and ethnic demographics of COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and death.

Understanding Substance Use Coercion as a Barrier to Economic Stability for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: Policy Implications

Substance use coercion occurs when perpetrators of intimate partner violence undermine and control their partners through substance-use related tactics and actively keep them from meeting treatment and recovery goals. Substance use coercion is common among victims of abuse and is a barrier to victims' economic stability.

Changes in Home Health Care Use in Medicare Advantage Compared to Traditional Medicare, 2011-2016

CHANGES IN HOME HEALTH CARE USE IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE COMPARED TO TRADITIONAL MEDICARE, 2011-2016 Stephen Zuckerman, Laura Skopec, Joshua Aarons, Robert A. Berenson, Judith Feder, and Douglas Wissoker Urban Institute Peter J. Huckfeldt

Changes in Home Health Care Use in Medicare Advantage Compared to Traditional Medicare, 2011-2016

CHANGES IN HOME HEALTH CARE USE IN MEDICARE ADVANTAGE COMPARED TO TRADITIONAL MEDICARE, 2011-2016 Stephen Zuckerman, Laura Skopec, Joshua Aarons, Robert A. Berenson, Judith Feder, and Douglas Wissoker Urban Institute Peter J. Huckfeldt

COVID-19 Intensifies Nursing Home Workforce Challenges

October 2020 Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (45 PDF pages)

Understanding the Characteristics of Older Adults in Different Residential Settings: Data Sources and Trends

UNDERSTANDING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF OLDER ADULTS IN DIFFERENT RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS: DATA SOURCES AND TRENDS Matthew Toth, PhD, Lauren A. Martin Palmer, PhD, Lawren E.

Trends in the Use of Residential Settings among Older Adults Issue Brief

TRENDS IN THE USE OF RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS AMONG OLDER ADULTS ISSUE BRIEF Matthew Toth, PhD; Lauren A. Martin Palmer, PhD; Lawren E.

Projections of Poverty and Program Eligibility during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and the slowdown in economic activity have impacted the well-being of many U.S. families. Unemployment peaked at 14.7 percent in April, and remained above 8 percent in August. The CARES Act and the Family First Coronavirus Response Act used several short-term policy strategies to address this challenge.

Understanding the Characteristics of Older Adults in Different Residential Settings: Data Sources and Trends

UNDERSTANDING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF OLDER ADULTS IN DIFFERENT RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS: DATA SOURCES AND TRENDS Matthew Toth, PhD, Lauren A. Martin Palmer, PhD, Lawren E.

Trends in the Use of Residential Settings among Older Adults Issue Brief

TRENDS IN THE USE OF RESIDENTIAL SETTINGS AMONG OLDER ADULTS ISSUE BRIEF Matthew Toth, PhD; Lauren A. Martin Palmer, PhD; Lawren E.

Understanding Substance Use Disorder Treatment Needs Using Assessment Data: Final Report

UNDERSTANDING SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER (SUD) TREATMENT NEEDS USING ASSESSMENT DATA: FINAL REPORT John Richardson, PhD, Alex Cowell, PhD, Eric Villeneuve, MPH, Jesse Hinde, PhD, Kristine Rae Olmstead, MSPH, and Sarita Karon, PhD RTI International February 2020

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