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

ACT TODAY: Send Comments to Office of Management and Budget Supporting Disaggregated Race and Ethnicity Data

This coming Sunday April 30 is the deadline for submitting comments to the Office of Management and Budget in support of its proposed changes to the federal classifications of race and ethnicity data that include additional disaggregation of each race … Continue reading

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National Center for Health Statistics: Selected Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults: United States, 2014

This is the first data brief reporting results from the 2014 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), the first federal survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Although … Continue reading

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Office of Management and Budget: Request for Additional Comments on Changes to Standards for Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity

The Office of Management and Budget has published a second request for comments about potential changes to the 1997 standards for maintaining, collecting, and presenting federal data on race and ethnicity. Similar to its first request of comments published in September … Continue reading

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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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