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Health screening provides information on disease risk and diagnosis, but whether this promotes health is unclear.

We assess how increased Medicaid generosity affects participation in SSI. In states where SSI recipients did not automatically receive Medicaid, expansions in public health insurance coverage significantly decreased applications and awards. In the long-term, increased Medicaid eligibility during childhood...

World Water Day 2019

Mathematica marks World Water Day 2019 with new video that highlights how our partnership with the Millennium Challenge Corporation is improving access to safe drinking water for people living in Cabo Verde and sub-Saharan Africa.

Medicaid 1115 Demonstrations

Mathematica’s health experts recently helped develop new state implementation and monitoring tools, as well as guidance on evaluation methods, for section 1115 Medicaid demonstrations.

Recent Publications

Health screening provides information on disease risk and diagnosis, but whether this promotes health is unclear.

We assess how increased Medicaid generosity affects participation in SSI. In states where SSI recipients did not automatically receive Medicaid, expansions in public health insurance coverage significantly decreased applications and awards. In the long-term, increased Medicaid eligibility during childhood...

This brief describes an alternative framework for interpreting impact estimates, known as the BAyeSian Interpretation of Estimates (BASIE).

This issue brief, the third in a series of briefs analyzing the impact of proposed changes to SNAP, provides background on SNAP work requirements, time limits, and proposed regulatory changes.

Recent Projects

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This study is evaluating the implementation and impact of these taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages in Philadelphia and two other cities to be determined.

Medicaid 1115 Demonstrations

Mathematica's evaluation of Medicaid Section 1115 waiver demonstrations, approximately 40 in number, seeks to assess the implementation and outcomes of four different types of innovations and help CMCS shift toward data-driven decision making for future waiver approvals.

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Youth with disabilities who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) face substantial barriers to economic independence in transitioning to adult life. The barriers are related to their health status, social isolation, service needs, and potential loss of disability benefits.

The Retirement and Disability Research Consortium is an extramural research program that was established by the U.S. Social Security Administration in 2018. Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy has partnered with the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College in this effort.

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