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ASPE’s Recent Contributions to Achieving Health and Well-Being Equity

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ASPE serves as a facilitator for HHS to advance equity in several ways. ASPE helps resource HHS staff with evidence-informed approaches that identify opportunities to advance equity, build HHS data and research capacity to understand impacts of our policy, and outlines collaborative strategies or recommendations for HHS and our government partners to address the root causes of inequity in partnership with impacted communities.

  • The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of HHS on policy development, data analysis, program evaluation, and strategic planning.
  • To serve this function, ASPE maintains a diverse portfolio of intramural and extramural research and evaluation, conducts economic analysis, and collaboratively leads and coordinates many strategic efforts across the Department – all with equity in mind.
  • ASPE develops research products and evidence informed tools on equitable approaches to support HHS in its goal of enhancing health and well-being for all.
  • ASPE works to understand policy solutions to drive equity among all populations.

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