Impact of the Home Health PPS on Access in Rural America.
Under the PPS, home care agencies are reimbursed based on a 60-day episode of care, with adjustments to the base payment that reflect differences in resource needs. More
Integrated Research in Health and Aging: Early Results from the National Social Life Health and Aging Project (NSHAP) Wave 2.
NORC's Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging was awarded a grant from National Institute of Health's (NIH) National Institute on Aging (NIA) to host a two day conference that will emphasize formal and informal discussion on innovative uses of the National Social Life Health and Aging Project (NSHAP) Wave 2 data. More
National Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Program, Rounds II-IV.
The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College
Career Training (TAACCCT) grants program is an important investment in
our nation's community colleges to provide training for in-demand
Obesity Prevention Evidence Based Models.
NORC is developing an Obesity Prevention Evidence Based Model Toolkit, Obesity Prevention Report, and a promising practices issue brief detailing models for rural communities that are interested in implementing obesity prevention programs. More
Rural Hospital Participation in the 340B Drug Discount Program.
The 340B drug pricing program enables certain types of safety net organizations to obtain deeply discounted medications, at prices below the "best price" typically offered to Medicaid agencies. The 2003 Medicare Modernization Act revised eligibility criteria, thereby allowing many rural hospitals to participate. More