Health and Human Services (HHS) Data Council ASPE

The HHS Data Council is the principal internal advisory body to the Secretary on health and human services data policy. The Council coordinates data policy activities in HHS, including the development and implementation of an HHS data strategy. The Council consists of senior level officials and staff designated by their operating and staff division leadership.

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Developing Health Equity Measures ASPE

Socially at-risk individuals receive lower-quality health care and experience worse health outcomes than more advantaged individuals. One way to address this in the Medicare population is to use Medicare’s value-based purchasing (VBP) programs, quality reporting efforts, and confidential reports as tools to drive improvements in quality. In particular, including …

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Costs and Benefits of Health Information Technology ASPE

Electronic Health Records and the Quality of Ambulatory Care . Adoption of EHR systems is widely believed to be critical to the delivery of consistent, high-quality health care, although the current use of EHRs is limited. Seven studies were identified on the use of EHR in four ambulatory care settings (three in the United States and one in the

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SUD Placement Criteria and Assessments ASPE

Patient placement criteria and biopsychosocial assessment tools for SUD have been established to guide providers in matching clients to the appropriate level of care. The results of these placement assessments, if collected centrally by states, can also inform states of the distribution of need for different levels of care.

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Linking State Health Care Data to Inform Policymaking: …

The RAND report is introduced by an ASPE summary, “Linking State Health Care Data to Inform Policymaking: Opportunities and Challenges,” which describes the Department’s interest in these databases and an initial step the Department is taking towards the objective of the President’s Fiscal Year 2023 budget request to build a national

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Survey on Substance Use Disorder Patient Placement …

To identify and address gaps in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment capacity, state and federal policymakers need information on the need and demand for different SUD levels of care. To develop this information, this project fielded a survey of Single State Agencies for Substance Use Services and Medicaid agencies to every state and the District …

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Roy Brunson ASPE

Roy joined ASPE in 2005 as a Senior Management Analyst in the Office of Planning and Policy Support (OPPS). He currently serves as the Deputy Director of OPPS and Director of Financial Management where he has primary responsibilities for establishing and overseeing ASPE’s systems of internal control, the annual budget process, reporting and analysis, and space …

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Survey on Substance Use Disorder Patient Placement …

Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy The Office of Behavioral Health, Disability, and Aging Policy (BHDAP) focuses on policies and programs that support the independence, productivity, health and well-being, and long-term care needs of people with disabilities, older adults, and people with mental and substance use disorders.

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Linking State Health Care Data to Inform Policymaking

health care expenses by 2025 through Executive Order9. Opioid Prescribing in Virginia: APCD data sets can be linked with other data sets to provide deeper insight into the treatment of major conditions. A particularly promising approach is linking state APCD and cancer registry data. Researchers have done this in Virginia to examine

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Listening Session Part 3 on Assessing Best Practices in Care …

delivering better health through 3 brands (Chen Senior, JenCare Senior, and Dedicated Senior Medical Centers) in more than 100 medical centers across 14 states (and growing) Source: ChenMedinternal data. Exclusively focused on Medicare beneficiaries.

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Service Providers Stakeholder Group Interviews

There is general agreement on the triple aim: better health, better health care, and lower costs. To make this happen, providers need to know what to invest in. Better quality of care and quality of life are the goals, but provider activities must be sustainable financially. Much more research is needed that ties services to costs and benefits.

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