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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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Fact Sheet

Inflation Reduction Act Research Series: Projected Impacts for Asian, Black, and Latino Medicare Enrollees

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is helping people with Medicare afford their medications, including the 2.1 million Asian, 5.8 million Black, and 5.3 million Latino Part D enrollees. These fact sheets review existing research to present the projected impacts of key IRA Medicare drug-related provisions for these populations.
Case Study, Report

Understanding the Impacts of OS-PCORTF Projects on Data Capacity: An Interim Qualitative Assessment

This report presents findings from an interim qualitative assessment that examined the ways in which OS-PCORTF projects collectively advanced the ability of researchers to conduct patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) by (1) improving the quality of data; (2) providing more relevant, comprehensive data; (3) enhancing analytical resources; and (4) reducing barriers to data access and use.
Environmental Scan, Report

Best Practices for COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) released an environmental scan report that tells the emerging story of the many successes and challenges in improving COVID-19 testing and vaccination rates, especially among people who are medically or socially at disproportionate risk of COVID-19 or related adverse outcomes.
Report

Interventions to Prevent Older Adult Suicide: Final Report

Despite the increasing evidence of high suicide rates and associated risk factors for older adults in the United States, the number of programs addressing these risk factors remains limited.
ASPE Issue Brief, Report

Direct Care Worker Wages

Direct care workers (DCWs) such as nursing assistants, home health aides, and personal care assistants play an essential role in the health and well-being of over 20 million Americans. Yet DCW wages are not enough to make jobs competitive with entry level positions in other industries with similar job requirements which exacerbates the challenges in recruitment and retention of these workers.
ASPE Issue Brief

Understanding Markets for Antimicrobial Drugs

Development of novel antimicrobials has slowed, and the preclinical and clinical pipeline is likely to be insufficient to support current and future patient needs.
Report

Emergency Department Interventions for Opioid Use Disorder

Emergency departments (EDs) are key partners in filling the gap between people who need opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment and people who ultimately receive it.
Fact Sheet, Report

Inflation Reduction Act Research Series: Understanding Development and Trends in Utilization and Spending for Drugs Selected Under the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate prices directly with participating manufacturers for selected drugs that are high expenditure, single source drugs without generic or biosimilar competition.
Report

Analysis of Market Challenges for Antimicrobial Drug Development in the United States

The market for antimicrobial (AM) drugs is unique in that it is associated with a positive externality (public health) as well as a negative externality (antimicrobial resistance, or AMR) (Mossialos, et al., 2010). AMR occurs when microbes change over time and no longer respond to available medicine.
Report

Antimicrobial Drugs - Burden of Antimicrobial Resistance

It is well known that antimicrobial resistance (AMR) creates a substantial and ongoing public health and economic burden and understanding the size and nature of this burden is important for the ability to respond to the threat of AMR. However, estimating or projecting that burden within the U.S.