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Federal Policy Analysis on the Web

  • Social Security Reseach, Statistics, and Policy Analysis
    The agency's source for retirement and disability research and OASDI and SSI program statistics.

  • Congressional Research Service - Open CRS
    American taxpayers spend over $100 million a year to fund the Congressional Research Service, a "think tank" that provides reports to members of Congress on a variety of topics relevant to current political events. Yet, these reports are not made available to the public in a way that they can be easily obtained. A project of the Center for Democracy & Technology through the cooperation of several organizations and collectors of CRS Reports, Open CRS provides citizens access to CRS Reports alread
  • Center for Studying Health System Change
    Based in Washington, D.C. the nonpartisan Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) conducts health policy research and analysis focused on the U.S. health care system to inform the thinking and decisions of policy makers in government and private industry. Additionally, HSC studies contribute more broadly to the body of health care policy research that enables decision makers to understand the national and local market forces driving changes in the health system.

    Founded in 1995 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and led by HSC President Paul B. Ginsburg, a nationally known health care economist and health policy expert, HSC conducts rigorous surveys and in-depth case studies to identify emerging trends in the nation�s health care system
  • Health Policy Tracking Service (GSU Doesn't have access)
    Info on the tracking service started by Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, now published by Westlaw (for profit publisher). GSU Doesn't subscribe, so this is a FYI only.
  • RW Johnson Health Policy Alerts
    Get critical local, state and federal government information and research
  • Commonwealth Fund
    The Commonwealth Fund—among the first private foundations started by a woman philanthropist, Anna M. Harkness—was established in 1918 with the broad charge to enhance the common good.

    The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults.

    The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.

  • Kaiser Foundation
    Tutorials, online videos, email alerts, policy analysis. MUST CHECK THIS OUT.
  • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
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