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Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65: 2018 to 2028

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53826-healthinsurancecoverage.pdf

Estimates that the federal subsidies, taxes, and penalties associated with health insurance coverage for people under age 65 will result in a net subsidy from the federal government of $685 billion in 2018.  This cost includes the cost of preferential tax treatment for work-related insurance coverage, the cost of Medicaid and Medicare for those under 65, and government payments for other kinds of health insurance such as the marketplaces established by the Affordable Care Act.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Welfare Indicators and Risk Factors: Seventeenth Report to Congress

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/259196/WELFAREINDICATORS17THREPORT.pdf

Latest in a series of reports on indicators and predictors of welfare dependence.  Reports that the share of the U.S. population in 2015 receiving more than half of their income from government welfare programs amounted to 4.6% of the population or 14.7 million persons.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

National Research Summit on Care, Services, and Supports for Persons with Dementia and their Caregivers Report

Categories: Elderly,Health/Medical,Mental Health

https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/259156/FinalReport.pdf

Reports the results of a conference held in October 2017.  Offers national research recommendations on care and services for persons with dementia and their families.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

Race, Economics, and Social Status

https://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2018/race-economics-and-social-status/pdf/race-economics-and-social-status.pdf

Examines Consumer Expenditure Survey data to explore the patterns of social and economic factors in U.S. society by race and ethnicity.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Role of Formal Education in Work Experience Programs

Categories: Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018058.pdf

Examines the extent to which work experience programs, such as apprenticeships and internships, are connected with formal education programs and the characteristics of such programs.  From the National Center for Education Statistics.

 

Public School Principals’ Perceptions of Influence by School Level and Community Type

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018014.pdf

Surveys the perceptions of principals about their role in establishing the curriculum and influencing the budget for their schools.  From the National Center for Education Statistics.

 

Top Ten Baby Names of 2017

Categories: Births/Deaths,Statistics

https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/

Liam is the top male name beating out Noah and Emma is the leading female name for the 4th consecutive year.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Global Debt Database

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Statistics

https://www.imf.org/external/datamapper/datasets/GDD

Covers total gross debt of the private and public nonfinancial sector of nearly 200 countries including 4 indicators of public debt and 6 indicators of private debt.  From the International Monetary Fund

 

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