Chronic Care Initiative in Mental Health.
NORC is working with the District of Columbia Department of Health and the District of Columbia Department of Mental Health to design, implement, and evaluate an integrated behavioral health/primary care (BH/PC) project at three outpatient ambulatory clinics in the District of Columbia. More
Developing and Conducting an Evaluation of AoA's Program to Prevent Elder Abuse.
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), Department of Health and Human Services, has contracted with NORC at the University of Chicago to design and conduct an evaluation of pilot interventions to prevent elder mistreatment through the Elder Abuse Prevention Interventions Program, which is funded by the Administration on Aging (AoA) and mandated by the Elder Justice Act. The purpose of the project is to study the development and implementation of state grantees' elder abuse interventions, analyze administrative data, and report findings on the characteristics of victims and perpetrators of elder abuse or those at-risk, use of prevention services, and performance measures. More
Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP) Community Coalitions.
One of the largest federal investments to strengthen local safety nets through community coalitions was the Community Access Program (CAP) and its successor, the Healthy Communities Access Program (HCAP). More
Interim and Final Report to Congress on the Community First Choice Option.
NORC, along with the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP), has been awarded a contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) to evaluate and draft the Interim and Final Reports to Congress on the Community First Choice (CFC) Option. The CFC Option, established under the Affordable Care Act, is a Medicaid State Plan option providing home- and community-based attendant services and supports to individuals requiring significant medical assistance. NORC will assist the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services with Interim and Final Reports to Congress, which will reflect the findings of the evaluation. More
Rural Health Research and Policy Center.
The center was funded through the Rural Health Research Center Program in the Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. More