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The Availability, Quality, and Use of Administrative Data to Identify and Reduce Health and Human Services-Related Disparities: A Survey of HHS-Funded Programs and Interventions

Executive Orders No. 13985 (2021) and 14091 (2023) require federal agencies to ensure that their policies and services, including data collection, advance equitable outcomes for all populations. The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the U.S.

Linking State Health Care Data to Inform Policymaking: Opportunities and Challenges

This posting includes a report prepared by the RAND Corporation, “State All Payer Claims Databases Understanding the Current Landscape and Challenges to Use,” which builds on a 2021 report “The History, Promise and Challenges of State All Payer Claims Databases.” The new report provides additional detail on the objectives of and use cases for APCDs, the current APCD landscape, and implementatio

Survey on Substance Use Disorder Patient Placement Criteria and Assessments

To identify and address gaps in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment capacity, state and federal policymakers need information on the need and demand for different SUD levels of care. To develop this information, this project fielded a survey of Single State Agencies for Substance Use Services and Medicaid agencies to every state and the District of Columbia.

Developing Quality Measures for Medicaid Beneficiaries with Schizophrenia: Final Report

Despite enormous expenditures and innovations in treatment, the United States health care system does not consistently deliver effective treatment to individuals with serious mental illnesses. Health care reform promises to make insurance benefits newly available to many, eliminate inequitable

A Framework for Evaluating Quality Transparency Initiatives in Health Care

To date a number of private and public sector initiatives have commenced that rely on value-driven principles for the delivery of health care services. Given the variation that may exist across these initiatives it is important to have a good structure for examining and evaluating their implementation and overall effectiveness.

A Framework for Evaluating Price Transparency Initiatives in Health Care

A Framework for Evaluating Price Transparency Initiatives in Health Care Final Report Prepared by: Ha T. Tu Johanna R. Lauer October 2, 2007

Toward an Evaluation of the Quality Improvement Organization Program: Beyond The 8th Scope of Work

By: Janet P. Sutton, PhD, Lauren Silver, BA, Lucia Hammer, MBA, and Alycia Infante, MPA NORC Prepared for: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)