Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Public Health

Access up-to-date ASPE research on key public health topics including emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, such as influenza and COVID-19; health equity; antibiotic resistance; rural health; opioids, opioid use disorder and overdose prevention; maternal health; public health and health care workforce and infrastructure; immunization and vaccines; Indian health; HIV/AIDS; tobacco; and emergency preparedness, response, and recovery. Also find data on prevention, social determinants of health, and more.

HHS Initiative to Improve Maternal Health

The Department’s Action Plan lays out a vision for improving maternal health that applies a “life course” approach organized around four goals and it sets three ambitious targets to achieve this vision. Each of the four goals includes multiple objectives and action items to drive progress. The Action Plan also describes the current state of maternal health outcomes in the U.S., challenges in reducing maternal mortality and morbidity, recent efforts to improve maternal health within and beyond the federal government, and it discusses various forums in which HHS leadership sought input from key stakeholders.

Reports

Displaying 771 - 780 of 799. 10 per page. Page 78.

Advanced Search

Report on Problems and Suggestions for Improving the NLTCS Files for 1982 and 1984

May 16, 1989
This paper summarizes the problems with and suggestions for improving the National Long-Term Care Survey (NLTCS) files. It incorporates many of the concerns and ideas users stated at a Forum on the NLTCS. It outlines concrete areas where improvements and increased technical support are needed so that the research community can conduct the most useful and credible studies possible.

Review of State Quality Assurance Programs for Home Care: Final Report

March 31, 1989
  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Long-Term Care and Disability Research: 1986-1989

February 28, 1989
This compendium is published by the Division of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Social Services Policy. It summarizes the results of the Division's research projects from 1986 through the present and highlights future plans.

Small Area Estimation of Dependency: Final Report

January 12, 1989
Health planning efforts for the elderly have been hampered by the lack of reliable estimates of the non-institutionalized long-term care population. Until recently national estimates were virtually non-existent, and reliable local estimates remain unavailable.

Report from the Working Group on Improving Public Policies and Programs Affecting Persons with Mental Retardation and Other Developmental Disabilities

November 30, 1988
This report analyzes the impact of current federal policies and programs on the growth of community living arrangements and supportive services for people with mental retardation and other developmental disabilities (MR/DD).

Epidemiological, Demographic, and Social Correlates of Disability Among the Elderly

August 31, 1988
A study was conducted on elderly long-term care population characteristics and service use; it focused on functional transitions at advanced ages and the impact of long-term care services on these transitions.

AIDS Children and Child Welfare: Final Report

March 30, 1988
The goals of the study are to: define the issues related to providing care to children with AIDS; place parameters around the size and scope of the problem; and attempt to clarify some of the perceptions and approaches relevant to the problem. This project focuses on children with AIDS whose parents are, or have had sexual contact with, IV drug abusers.

Effects of Medicare's Hospital Prospective Payment System (PPS) on Disabled Medicare Beneficiaries: Final Report

January 31, 1988
The purpose of this study was to determine how PPS has affected the patterns of care received by Medicare beneficiaries with chronic disabling conditions.

Health and Disability Status of AFDC Families

December 31, 1987
The purpose of this paper is to examine the health and disability status of AFDC families using information gathered in the 1984 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) and to assess the implications for welfare work programs.

Long-Term Care in International Perspective

December 31, 1987
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Long-Term Care in International Perspective Pamela Doty Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, US Department of Health and Human Services 1988 PDF Version