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Leveraging ACF Administrative Data for Evidence and Research

April 23, 2020
This brief analyzes information on administrative data resources collected by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). It explores how the data can be leveraged to improve evidence and research on ACF programs and beneficiaries. Key highlights include:

AI AN Data Capacity

February 6, 2020
National health surveillance instruments are intended to monitor important health issues and health status of all populations in the United States. Several population subgroups present with disparities in health conditions and health care. To effectively create programs and policies to address these issues requires accurate identification of key population subgroups.

To Big Data or Not: Determining the Use of Big Data

September 25, 2019
The purpose of this research project was to provide the Office of Science and Data Policy at ASPE with some informed observations concerning the use of new data sources and data management strategies in policy research, evaluation, and decision-making at the federal level. A secondary goal was to identify successful training models in data science for the federal workforce.

Public Listing Status of Data-Waivered Providers: Data Brief

June 2, 2019
A large proportion of DATA-waivered providers choose not to be publicly listed on the SAMHSA website. Greater proportions of physician assistants and nurse practitioners, compared to physicians, opt to be listed on the SAMHSA website.

Status of State Efforts to Integrate Health and Human Services Systems and Data: 2016

January 4, 2017
This research brief presents findings from a survey administered to state health and human services officials asking about their efforts to strengthen connections between health and human services programs for low-income populations through  increased data interoperability and systems integration.  

Minnesota Managed Care Longitudinal Data Analysis

March 30, 2016
This project studied the delivery of Medicare and Medicaid-funded services to dually eligible beneficiaries aged 65 and older in Minnesota. It compared fully-integrated managed care to service delivery when Medicare and Medicaid-funded services are delivered independently.

Minimizing Disclosure Risk in HHS Open Data Initiatives

September 28, 2014
Federal agencies have a long history of releasing data to the public, and they also have a legal obligation to protect the confidentiality of the individuals and organizations from which the data were collected. Federal agencies have successfully balanced these two objectives for decades.

Understanding Disparities in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Research Approaches and Datasets

September 29, 2013
Final White Paper Contract # HHSP2333700IT Prepared for: James Sorace, MD, MS,   Michael Millman, PhD Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 200 Independence Ave. S.W. Washington, DC 20201