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Attribution is Tough—Here’s How to Make It Easier

The National Quality Forum (NQF) recently released its second major report looking at how health insurance companies and others attribute responsibility for patients, visits, or episodes of care to specific health care providers.

Young people with disabilities, particularly those who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), face unique challenges as they transition into adulthood. Even with targeted support services, they often fall behind their peers in their educational and economic attainment as adults.

Selecting Interventions for Youth with Disabilities

Policymakers face a seemingly intractable problem: how can they promote better outcomes for youth ages 14 to 24 who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

APPAM 2018 Equity and Inclusion Fellows who attended King's talk

Last month, the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) hosted its fall research conference in Washington, DC.

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This brief presents findings of a formative examination of the use of child support cooperation requirements among states that have executed the option to impose a child support cooperation requirement in their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or child care subsidy program.

This issue brief includes a worksheet of questions that federal policymakers can ask themselves to help identify and develop interventions to improve employment-related outcomes for youth with disabilities.

This report documents promising strategies to promote sustained, gainful employment for youth SSI recipients. The report is from the SSI Youth Recipient and Employment Transition Formative Research project with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Disability Employment Policy.

This issue brief describes a three-step process that policymakers can use when selecting from various employment interventions and target populations among youth with disabilities.

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Young people with disabilities, particularly those who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), face unique challenges as they transition into adulthood. Even with targeted support services, they often fall behind their peers in their educational and economic attainment as adults.

In 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration commissioned Mathematica to conduct a national random assignment evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker programs' effectiveness.

What Works Clearinghouse

The What Works Clearinghouse collects, reviews, and reports on studies of education interventions. The growing focus on evidence-based decision making has increased demand for this type of information.

Magnifying Data

This study is evaluating the accuracy of the school meals benefit determination process nationwide by updating and expanding on work Mathematica completed in 2004.

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