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Prescription Drugs & Other Medical Products

Drugs and other medical products greatly impact human health and the health care system. ASPE conducts a variety of research in this area, including work related to medical product development and regulation; medical product markets, pricing and competition; prescription drug benefits and spending on medical products; medical product supply chains; and medical product safety.

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Choice Matters: Housing Models that May Promote Recovery for Individuals and Families Facing Opioid Use Disorder

June 23, 2019
The purpose of the Opioid Use Disorder, Housing Instability and Housing Options for Recovery project was to help ASPE and HUD describe the housing models available for individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) who experience housing instability or homelessness.

Public Listing Status of Data-Waivered Providers: Data Brief

June 2, 2019
Mir M. Ali, Robin Ghertner, Laurel Fuller, and Joel Dubenitz U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (3 PDF pages)
ASPE Issue Brief

Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Extending Coverage of Immunosuppressive Drugs under Medicare

May 9, 2019
By statute, the majority of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are eligible for Medicare, regardless of age. Kidney transplantation is ultimately considered the best treatment for ESRD, but ESRD-related eligibility for Medicare coverage extends for only 36 months post-transplant.

Identifying Safety-Net Resources at Health Centers to Prevent Infectious Disease Transmission Resulting from the Opioid Epidemic

March 21, 2019
The impact of the opioid epidemic on infectious disease transmission is an important public health issue. The problem came dramatically to light in 2015 when an outbreak of new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections occurred in rural Scott County, Indiana.

Using Evidence to Drive Decision-Making in Government

March 5, 2019
This report presents the findings from the Policy Analysis and Decision-Making Capacity project, funded by the Office of Science and Data Policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

State Policy Levers for Expanding Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment

February 21, 2019
Julie Seibert, PhD, Holly Stockdale, MA, Rose Feinberg, MA, Erin Dobbins, MA, Elysha Theis, BA, and Sarita L. Karon, PhD RTI International Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (55 PDF pages)
ASPE Issue Brief

Expanding Access to Family-Centered Medication-Assisted Treatment Issue Brief

February 21, 2019
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Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Out-of-Pocket Costs

February 11, 2019
This project assessed changes in opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment utilization and expenditures in the employer-sponsored private health insurance market during 2007 and 2014.

Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Final Report

February 11, 2019
This project assessed changes in Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) treatment utilization and expenditures in the employer-sponsored private health insurance market at two timepoints, 2006-2007 and 2014-2015, that mark the periods before and after implementation of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA), the Affordable Care Act, the introduction and expanded use of new opioid treatme

Prescription Drug Pricing: ASPE Resources Related to Safe Harbor Rule

January 31, 2019
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Inspector General Daniel Levinson have issued a proposed rule, “Fraud and Abuse; Removal of Safe Harbor Protection for Rebates Involving Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Creation of New Safe Harbor Protection for Certain Point-of-Sale Reductions in