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Aging & Disability

ASPE produces policy research focusing on older adults, Medicare, dual-eligible beneficiaries, individuals with disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and caregivers. Resources relating to aging and disability include advance directives, end-of-life care planning, elder abuse, long-term services and supports (LTSS), home and community-based services (HCBS), and healthy aging.

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Comparing New Flexibilities in Medicare Advantage with Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports: Final Report

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently given new flexibilities to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to provide supplemental benefits that address long-term services and supports (LTSS) needs and social determinants of health (SDOH) among their members.
Research Brief

The Role of Health and Human Service Providers in Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research Brief

This brief reviews the role of health and human service providers in preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
Research Brief

State Responses to FASD: Effective Strategies and Ongoing Challenges Research Brief

This brief synthesizes effective state and local level strategies for prevention, identification and intervention of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.
ASPE Issue Brief

Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care for Immigrants: Key Challenges and Policy Options

This report provides an overview of the characteristics of the immigrant population in the United States, their health status and barriers to care, recent trends in health insurance coverage, their access to Federal health programs, and how they have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. It also offers possible policy approaches to improve health care equity for this diverse population.
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Network Adequacy for Behavioral Health: Existing Standards and Considerations for Designing Standards

Network adequacy is often defined as having enough providers within a health plan network to ensure reasonable and timely access to care. At a minimum, health plans should include a sufficient number of providers who deliver mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) services (collectively referred to in this report as behavioral health services) to support access to those services.
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Comparing Outcomes for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries in Integrated Care: Final Report

Dual eligible beneficiaries are an important subset of the Medicare and Medicaid populations because they have a high prevalence of chronic conditions and disabilities, substantial care needs, and high health care and long-term services and supports (LTSS) utilization and costs.
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Considerations for Building Federal Data Capacity for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Related to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

This report describes the current state of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) data infrastructure resources related to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD), highlights data issues in the ID/DD research landscape that require more research, and identifies opportunities to enhance data infrastructure to improve PCOR for ID/DD. Related Products:
ASPE Issue Brief

Child and Adolescent Mental Health During COVID-19: Considerations for Schools and Early Childhood Providers

COVID-19 pandemic’s social restrictions have prompted a surge in the mental health needs of children of all ages. Nationwide 4.3 million children/adolescents have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as of August 2021, and many of them have returned to early childhood and school settings. Schools and early childhood programs have long been essential settings for delivery of mental health services.
ASPE Issue Brief

Health Insurance Coverage Among Working-Age Adults with Disabilities: 2010-2018

For working-age adults with disabilities, consistent access to health insurance may be critical to continuity of care and good health outcomes. We tracked changes in health insurance coverage for this population from 2010-2018.
ASPE Issue Brief

COVID-19 Intensifies Home Care Workforce Challenges: Policy Perspectives Issue Brief

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