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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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National Uninsured Rate Remained Unchanged in the Second Quarter of 2023

According to the most recent National Health Interview Survey data, the national uninsured rate in the second quarter of 2023 was 7.2 percent, unchanged statistically from the first quarter of 2023.
Research Brief

Behavioral Health Diagnoses and Treatment Services for Children Involved with the Child Welfare System

This research brief uses claims data from the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs to examine the behavioral health diagnoses and treatment services received by children and youth involved with the child welfare system in 2019.
ASPE Issue Brief, Report

Early Childhood Workforce Data for Impact: Convening Brief and Data Snapshots

The Early Childhood Workforce Data project highlights exemplary state activities that drive data use to address early childhood workforce issues, including the national early childhood workforce shortage. A U.S.
Report

State All Payer Claims Databases: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and Multi-State Studies

This report is the third in a series of reports commissioned by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) from the RAND Corporation addressing state all payer claims databases (APCDs). APCDs include medical, pharmacy, and dental claims, as well as enrollment and provider files collected from private and public payers by states, usually as part of a State mandate.
ASPE Issue Brief, Report

Reimbursement Mechanisms in Team-Based Behavioral Health Care

Team-based behavioral health care can effectively address clinical needs and mitigate behavioral health workforce shortages. Despite the demonstrated benefits of team-based care models, experts in the fields of behavioral health workforce and network adequacy have noted that existing reimbursement models do not adequately support team-based care.
Policy Brief

Refugee and Asylee Data on the Utilization of Medicaid

This brief describes a joint project of the ASPE and the Office of Refugee Resettlement in the Administration for Children and Families to enhance the data infrastructure of agencies managing refugees and Medicaid services. This project is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund.
Report

Linking State Medicaid Data and Birth Certificates For Maternal Health Research

This report presents the set of guiding principles for linking state Medicaid data with birth certificates that was developed by state and national experts and leaders. These guiding principles can be implemented to create a multistate linked database that researchers would be able to access and use for research on maternal health, including patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
Report

Reviewing, Refining, and Validating Claims-Based Algorithms of Frailty and Functional Impairment

This report describes validation of claims-based frailty algorithms for potential use in Medicare claims. Related Products:
Report, Research Summary

EHR Implementation Guide – Identifying Frailty Using Existing Health Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Health Systems

RAND identified use cases on identifying frailty using electronic health record (EHR) data in health systems in the US and examples from other countries, which demonstrate applications in both primary and specialist care. The final EHR implementation guide summarizes the learnings from participants in the EHR Learning Network and the identified use cases.
ASPE Issue Brief

Changes in the List Prices of Prescription Drugs, 2017-2023

Drug manufacturers may change the list prices of their drugs at any time after launch. Over the period from January 2022 to January 2023, more than 4,200 drug products had price increases, of which 46 percent were larger than the rate of inflation. The average drug price increase over the course of the period was 15.2 percent, which translates to $590 per drug product.