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The CDC is partnering with health care purchasers, payers, and providers to improve health and control health care costs. CDC provides these partners with rigorous evidence about high-burden health conditions and associated interventions to inform their decisions to have the greatest health and cost impact. This initiative aligns evidence-based preventive practices with emerging value-based payment and delivery models.
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of a State-Funded Healthy Homes Program for Residents With Asthma: Findings From the New York State Healthy Neighborhoods Program
Despite considerable evidence that the economic and other benefits of asthma home visits far exceed their cost, few health care payers reimburse or provide coverage for these services.
An Evaluation of a State-Funded Healthy Homes Intervention on Asthma Outcomes in Adults and Children
Reducing exposure to environmental triggers is a critical part of asthma management.
The New York State Healthy Neighborhoods Program: Findings From an Evaluation of a Large-Scale, Multisite, State-Funded Healthy Homes Program
A growing evidence base suggests that a comprehensive healthy homes approach may be an effective strategy for improving housing hazards that affect health, but questions remain about the feasibility of large-scale implementation.
Strategies for Addressing Asthma in Schools provides a compilation of information and resources for implementing programs in schools. It was designed for staff in state health departments as they manage their asthma programs, but other individuals and groups with an interest in “asthma friendly schools” may also find it useful.
Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say.
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Request for Applications (RFA): National Indoor Environments Program: Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants
New RFA for 2018–2020 now available! Closing Date: February 17, 2017 Request for Applications (RFA): “National Indoor Environments Program: Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants”
A new report summarizes the AHIP National Asthma Leadership Roundtable, convened in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The report outlines the findings of a national assessment of health plan asthma care activities and describes health plan models that are pioneering the next generation of comprehensive asthma care.
How climate change affects asthma and what you can do about it.
"On average, 60 percent of what's going to determine whether or not you have asthma is going to be due to genetic factors..."