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ASPE Issue Brief

The Impact of COVID-19 on Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia Issue Brief

April 7, 2021
The Impact of COVID-19 on Medicare Beneficiaries with Dementia ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Helen Lamont, Ph.D., Judy Dey, Ph.D., and Iara Oliveira Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy
ASPE Issue Brief

Characteristics of Homebound Older Adults: Potential Barriers to Accessing the COVID-19 Vaccine Issue Brief

April 5, 2021
Characteristics of Homebound Older Adults: Potential Barriers to Accessing the COVID-19 Vaccine ASPE ISSUE BRIEF Emma Nye and Martin Blanco Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy
Report

Social Determinants of Health Data Sharing at the Community Level

March 30, 2021
This report represents a landscape review of community-level efforts to address SDOH, followed by interviews with participants in three community-level initiatives that have built networks to coordinate clinical and social services.

Persons in Low-Income Households Have Less Access to Internet Services

March 22, 2021
This factsheet presents estimates of access to internet services for low-income families, as well as differences by demographic characteristics and geography. Key takeaways include:

Risk of COVID-19 Infections, Hospitalization, and Death in Fee-For-Service Medicare

March 18, 2021
Experience during the first six months of the pandemic shows that the risks of Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries contracting COVID-19 and subsequent hospitalization and mortality vary significantly by demographic characteristics, health status, and nursing home residence. There are several factors that indicate significantly elevated risk.
Case Study

Case Study of Father Engagement in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs: ForeverDads

March 17, 2021
This case study focuses on how a fatherhood program in rural Ohio—ForeverDads—reaches a subpopulation of fathers through partnerships with area substance use disorder treatment programs. Key lessons and considerations include how human services programs can promote father engagement by:

Improving Programs, Policies and Services to Promote Healthy Development in Middle Childhood in Afterschool Settings

March 16, 2021
This project was a collaborative effort by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) and the Office of Women’s Health (OWH). This work examines how investments by the U.S.

Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Current Evidence and Policy Approaches

March 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted stark health disparities among Black, Hispanic, Native American, and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander populations in several areas, including infections, hospitalizations, death rates, and vaccination rates.

Common Principles and Emerging Practices in Social Capital

March 9, 2021
Social capital – or the value that arises from connections, networks, and relationships – can help human services programs improve participant outcomes. The U.S.

Easy or Hard? Delivering Different Types of Human Services Virtually

March 4, 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many human services programs rapidly shifted their service delivery from primarily or exclusively in person to mostly or entirely virtual (via phone, video call, text, email, etc.) with varying degrees of perceived success. Some services (e.g., emergency shelter, distribution of food/diapers) simply must be administered in person.