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Notice of Determination and Request for Public Comment … China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property and Innovation

Categories: Business/Economics,China,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines

https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/files/Press/Releases/301FRN.pdf

Explains rationale for proposing tariffs on Chinese goods and lists at the eight digit harmonized code level the items targeted.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and Zip Code, 2017

Categories: Disability,Govt Finance,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_zip/2017/index.html

Provides program data on the number and type of beneficiaries and the amount of benefits paid in each state, zip code area, and Social Security Administration field office.  From the Social Security Administration

 

Differences in Health Insurance Coverage Between Part-Time and Full-Time Private Sector Workers, 2005 and 2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Labor/Employment

https://www.meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st511/stat511.pdf

Examines changes in health insurance coverage of non-elderly adults who worked for the same private sector employer throughout the year.  From 2005 to 2015 the percentage of part-time workers covered by some type of employer-sponsored insurance decreased by 10 percentage points.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Trends in Hospital Emergency Department Visits by Age and Payer, 2006-2015

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

https://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb238-Emergency-Department-Age-Payer-2006-2015.pdf

Examines who visits emergency departments of hospitals by age and insurance status.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in U.S.

Categories: Health/Medical

https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2018/p0403-antibiotic-resistant-germs.html

Press release which announces that more than 220 instances of germs with unusual antibiotic resistance genes have been found by health departments around the U.S. Provides link to more complete Vital Signs report on the germs and the CDC containment strategy.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Development and Testing of Behavioral Health Quality Measures for Health Plans: Final Report

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://aspe.hhs.gov/basic-report/development-and-testing-behavioral-health-quality-measures-health-plans-final-report

A federal effort to develop and test measures for screening people with serious mental illnesses or alcohol/drug dependence.  From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation of the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Prevalence of Total and Untreated Dental Caries Among Youth: United States, 2015-2016

Categories: Children,Health/Medical,Statistics,Youth

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db307.pdf

Reports on tooth decay in U.S. youth aged 6 to 19 years of age and trends from 2011-12.  The prevalence rate among this group was 43.1%.  Also reports on rates by demographic characteristics and household income.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Career and Technical Education Programs in Public School Districts: 2016-17

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2018/2018028.pdf

Provides information about the types of career and technical education programs provided in the public schools, the entities that provide the programs, and the places where they are offered.  Also presents data about work-based learning activities and employer involvement in CTE programs.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

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