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Risk of COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalization, and Death in Fee-For-Service Medicare

March 18, 2021
Experience during the first six months of the pandemic shows that the risks of Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries contracting COVID-19 and subsequent hospitalization and mortality vary significantly by demographic characteristics, health status, and nursing home residence. There are several factors that indicate significantly elevated risk.

Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Current Evidence and Policy Approaches

March 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark health disparities among Black, Hispanic, Native American, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander populations in several areas, including infections, hospitalizations, death rates, and vaccination rates.
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Eligible Uninsured Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: 8 in 10 Could Receive Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Credits, Medicaid or CHIP

March 17, 2014
By: Minh Wendt (a), Shondelle Wilson-Frederick (a), Samuel Wu (a), and Emily R. Gee (b) (a) Office of Minority Health
ASPE Issue Brief

Eligible Uninsured African Americans: 6 in 10 Could Receive Health Insurance Marketplace Tax Credits, Medicaid or CHIP

December 8, 2013
ASPE ISSUE BRIEF By: Emily R. Gee   Abstract

Consistency of Large Employer and Group Health Plan Benefits with Requirements of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

October 31, 2013
Eric Goplerud, Ph.D. NORC at the University of Chicago Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/2013/mhpaeAct.pdf

Substantial Improvements to Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Coverage in Response to the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

October 31, 2013
A recent study commissioned by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation has found that large employer-based plans made substantial changes to their benefit designs in response to enactment of the Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 and issuance of the interim final rule (IFR).