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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.

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Rationing Case Management: Six Case Studies

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Rationing Case Management: Six Case Studies Mary E. Jackson, Ph.D. The MEDSTAT Group November 30, 1994 PDF Version (43 PDF pages)

The Disabled Elderly and Their Use of Long-Term Care

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services The Disabled Elderly and Their Use of Long-Term Care

Risk and Reality: The Implications of Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Other Drugs

RISK AND REALITY: THE IMPLICATIONS OF PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS By Joanne P. Brady, Marc Posner, Cynthia Lang and Michael J. Rosati The Education Development Center, Inc. 1994.

The Elderly with Disabilities: At Risk for High Health Care Costs

According to the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey, elderly persons with severe disabilities (defined as needing assistance with one or more activities of daily living) had out-of-pocket health care expenses nearly four times greater than persons without disabilities. Approximately 9% of the elderly population was categorized as having a severe disability.

Consumer Choice and the Frontline Worker

(Article prepared for GENERATIONS, Fall 1994, Volume 18, Number 3, pages 65-70.) [15 PDF pages]

Disability, Health Insurance Coverage, and Utilization of Acute Health Services in the United States

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services   Disability, Health Insurance Coverage, and Utilization of Acute Health Services in the United States Executive Summary

Disability Among Women on AFDC: An Issue Revisited

Since 1984, a number of welfare reform proposals intended to lessen dependence on AFDC have been enacted. The current Administration is continuing to address welfare dependency. The purpose of this paper is to update results on the disability status of women of AFDC based on the 1990 SIPP with welfare reform in mind.