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State Trends in the Child SSI Program

A forum on September 24, hosted by the Center for Studying Disability Policy, will highlight the growing role of child SSI benefits in the safety net. 

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50th Anniversary of Medicare/Medicaid

Watch our new video, which links to resources related to the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid.

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Journal of General Internal Medicine

Mathematica's health policy experts discuss the rationale for collecting data on physicians and their practices.

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Mathematica's Paradata Warehouse
New Research from the Race to the Top and School Improvement Grants Evaluation
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To continue to build the evidence base on teen pregnancy prevention, a federally funded cohort of 2010-2015 Teen Pregnancy Prevention grantees are conducting independent, rigorous evaluations of their programs. Mathematica is providing evaluation technical assistance to ensure design and implementation...

This report examines the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness Review's attrition standard and how its boundary responds to changes in two fundamental assumptions: (1) the correlation between outcomes and attrition, and (2) the level of attrition bias deemed acceptable.

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Mathematica has been proud to partner with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services since 1976. On this 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, watch our new video for just a few examples of our...

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The Office of Disability Employment Policy has a strong interest in advancing policies and programs that promote positive stay-at-work/return-to-work (SAW/RTW) outcomes for workers who experience a chronic illness, disability, or medical condition.

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Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are comprised of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers working together to provide coordinated, high quality care to Medicare patients.

The National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012 gathers information on students with and without disabilities. The sample consists of students identified as needing special education services, as well as those with a condition that qualifies them for accommodations under Section 504 of the Vocational...

Mathematica is providing support to the Oklahoma State Department of Education on developing value-added measures of educator effectiveness for its educator evaluation system. The system was piloted in the 2013-14 school year with full implementation in the 2015–16 school year.

Recent Publications

To obtain and maintain employment, workers with disabilities may need services and supports that are not covered by private or public health insurance plans.

This study examines the relationship between services provided by state vocational rehabilitation agencies (SVRAs) and return-to-work outcomes of Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) beneficiaries.

The latest U.S. economic recession, commonly referred to as the Great Recession, has had a far-reaching impact, but its effects may be disproportionately experienced by working-age people with disabilities, given their already tenuous attachment to the labor force.

We followed a sample of working-age Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) program beneficiaries for 5 years after their first benefit award to learn how certain factors are associated with achievement of four return-to-work milestones: enrollment for employment services provided by a state vocational...


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Mathematica has been proud to partner with the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services since 1976. On this 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, watch our new video for just a few examples of our contributions over time.

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This video provides an overview of working at the Washington, DC, office.

This recording of the May 2015 CIRE forum features a discussion on how advanced analytics can help policymakers, program administrators, and direct services staff enhance their programs by providing rapid, reliable, and relevant information.

Mathematica evaluated six programs from the Youth Transition Demonstration. This forum looked at impacts on participant employment, earnings, and other outcomes.

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