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Social Determinants of Health

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Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19: The Role of Social Determinants of Health Research Brief

April 8, 2021
Mir M. Ali, Ph.D., Health Economist Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation April 6, 2021 Link to Printer Friendly Version in PDF Format (11 PDF pages)
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.

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.

The Value of Relationships: Improving Human Services Participant Outcomes through Social Capital

September 24, 2020
This handbook is a go-to resource for human services providers looking for practical ways to implement social capital building practices to improve participant outcomes.
Report to Congress

Second Report to Congress on Social Risk and Medicare's Value-Based Purchasing Programs

June 28, 2020
As required by the IMPACT Act, the second Report to Congress examines the effect of individuals’ social risk factors on quality measures, resource use, and other measures under the Medicare program, as well as analyses of the effects of Medicare’s current value-based payment programs on providers serving socially at-risk beneficiaries and simulations of potential policy options to address these

Strengthening Human Services through Social Capital

May 15, 2019
ASPE has contracted with Research Triangle Institute and the University of North Carolina School of Government to understand how local, state, faith-based, and nonprofit human services programs and organizations can create and use social capital to increase employment, reduce poverty, and improve child and family well-being.

The Costs and Benefits of Expanding Hepatitis C Screening in the Indian Health Service

October 23, 2018
The Indian Health Service (IHS) serves approximately 2.2 million American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people in the U.S. According to surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AI/AN populations have the highest incidence of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) and the highest rate of HCV-related mortality relative to other racial and ethnic groups.

Incorporating Social Determinants of Health in Electronic Health Records: A Qualitative Study of Perspectives on Current Practices among Top Vendors

October 14, 2018
Background: Social determinants of health (SDH) are increasingly seen as important to understanding patient health and identifying appropriate interventions to improve health outcomes, in what is a complex interplay between health system, community, and individual level factors.

Addressing Social Determinants of Health Needs of Dually Enrolled Beneficiaries in Medicare Advantage Plans: Findings from Interviews and Case Studies

October 14, 2018
Medicare Advantage (MA) plans that serve relatively higher proportions of dually enrolled beneficiaries have lower ratings in the MA Star Rating program than plans that serve fewer dually enrolled beneficiaries. However, some MA plans that serve a high proportion of dually enrolled beneficiaries are high performers.

Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation in Indian Health Service Direct Service Facilities

May 23, 2018
This report summarizes strategies Indian Health Service (IHS) clinics have used to implement the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care, challenges they faced during implementation, and lessons learned that might benefit IHS clinics that have not yet received PCMH recognition.  Common strategies to address challenges include use of telemedicine and partnerships with academic medical