Category Archives: Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health

Office of Management and Budget: Request for Comments on Federal Standards for Race and Ethnicity

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking public comments on several long-awaited changes to the 1997 federal standards for collecting and reporting race and ethnicity: 1) to allow a combined Hispanic/Latino “ethnicity” question with the “race” question so … Continue reading

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Social Policy Research Associates: Reframing the Frame – A Racial Equity Framework for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

Social Policy Research Associates (SPR) worked as the evaluation and learning partner with the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) Racial Equity Initiative to support the development of this racial equity framework for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and … Continue reading

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Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum: Blueprint for a Better America – Ensuring Our Immigration System Advances the Health and Well-Being of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and All Immigrants

This policy brief from the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum outlines how comprehensive, common-sense immigration laws and policies can advance the health and well-being of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and all immigrants. Despite providing new opportunities, significant parts … Continue reading

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Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum: Immigrant Outreach – Applying Health Care Enrollment Best Practices to Deferred Action

This report from the Asian and Pacific American Health Forum describes how the lessons learned and best practices identified in conducting outreach to, and assisting immigrants, especially Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, enroll in health care insurance through the health … Continue reading

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: 2014 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report

This 2014 report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality consolidates the annual National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report. These reports to Congress are mandated by the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999 (P.L. 106-129).  The consolidated report highlights … Continue reading

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Data from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

This data brief from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health reports data from Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS).  The Medicare HOS provides longitudinal self-assessed health status data … Continue reading

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Medicare Health Outcomes Survey Information for Health Disparities Researchers

This fact sheet from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) describes the disaggregated race and ethnicity data collected available from the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS).  The HOS provides longitudinal self-assessed health status data from over 300,000 Medicare managed care … Continue reading

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Office of National AIDS Policy: National HIV/AIDS Strategy

The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) has released an updated five-year National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States.  The strategy sets the following context for the state of the HIV/AIDS in the U.S. in 2015: There is … Continue reading

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Action for Health Justice: Improving the Road to ACA Coverage

This report from the Action for Health Justice, led by the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice, highlights lessons learned in successful outreach and enrollment of Asian Americans, … Continue reading

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National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians: Impact of Affordable Care Act on Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Korean, Pakistani, and Vietnamese Americans

This report from the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians (NCAPIP) analyzes 2013 American Community Survey data on select social determinants (health insurance coverage, language, nativity, education, economic status) that impact on the participation and enrollment in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) … Continue reading

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