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Health & Health Care

ASPE produces health policy research with a focus on equity, coverage, and access. Find resources related to a broad range of topics, including the uninsured population, vaccine hesitancy, Medicaid/CHIP, Medicare, the federal marketplace (HealthCare.gov), telehealth, health care delivery, underserved areas, delivery system transformation, health outcomes, and social determinants of health.

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Prevalence and Correlates of Unmet Need Among the Elderly with ADL Disabilities

January 31, 1991
This report examines how many disabled elderly are at risk because they do not receive the assistance they need in basic self-maintenance activities. The source of data was the 1982 and 1984 National Long-Term Care Surveys.

Physical and Cognitive Impairment: Do They Require Different Kinds of Help?

December 31, 1990
Physical impairments are commonly believed to require relatively more active hands-on assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs) while cognitive impairments use relatively more supervisory or standby assistance.

Programmatic Definitions of Disability: Policy Implications

December 31, 1990
This paper looks at programmatic definitions of disability for federal disability programs by: (1) reviewing and examining major programmatic definitions of disability, and (2) describing complex eligibility processes by using the Social Security Disability Insurance program as an example.

Premium Pricing of Prototype Private Long-Term Care Insurance Policies: Final Report

November 30, 1990
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publicly-Financed Home Care for the Disabled Elderly: Who Would Be Eligible?

November 30, 1990
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the variability in estimates of disability in the U.S. elderly population as a function of differing definitions of physical disability and cognitive impairment.

The Disabled: Their Health Care and Health Insurance

July 31, 1990
This paper compares the health characteristics (health status, health insurance coverage, use of physician and hospital care, and cost of care) of persons with and without disabilities. Three separate analyses are included: one on children, one on working age adults (aged 18-64), and one on the elderly. Various levels of functional disability are also examined.

Risk of Institutionalization: 1977-1985

July 23, 1990
This analysis compares predictors of institutional residency in 1977 and 1985 among two national cohorts of individuals who responded to national surveys of nursing home and community-dwelling elderly persons. A state-level analysis of change in predictors of state nursing home use rates for 1976 and 1986 was also conducted using aggregate state sociodemographic and Medicaid policy variables.

An Estimate of the Number of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Receiving Supplemental Security Income Benefits and Their Characteristics

June 30, 1990
This paper was prepared as part of the Project to Design a Survey of Persons with Developmental Disabilities. The overall purpose of this project was to develop a national survey design that would provide data on a nationally representative sample of persons. This paper was conducted to develop a National Survey of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons in Community Settings.

Program Participation Patterns Among Persons With Disabilities

May 9, 1990
This report contains information on the extent to which persons with disabilities rely on federal programs, based on the 1984 Survey of Income and Program Participation. Information on multiple program participation is also presented. The different levels of functional disability derived in Task I (Population Profile of Disability) are used. [87 PDF pages]