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Author: Daniel Bertoni
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: strengthen, demonstration, projects, needed, controls, security, disability, management, social
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437910459
ISBN-13: 9781437910452

Since 1980, Congress has required the Social Security Admin. (SSA) to conduct demonstration projects to test the effectiveness of possible changes to its Social Security Disability Insurance (DI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs that could decrease individualsż dependence on benefits or improve program admin. However, in 2004, it was reported that SSA had not used its demonstration authority effectively. This follow-up report assesses: (1) how SSA has used its demonstration authority to test DI and SSI program changes and what information these efforts have yielded; and (2) wha

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: housing, opportunity, fair, demonstration, moving, assisted, choices, hud, expanding, families
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1997-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788137581
ISBN-13: 9780788137587

Inspired by the Gautreaux housing mobility program in Chicago, Moving to Opportunity (MTO) is an experimental demonstration and research project designed to evaluate the impacts of helping low-income families move from public and assisted housing in high-poverty inner-city neighborhoods to better housing, education, and employment opportunities in low-poverty communities throughout a metropolitan area. Funding covers 1,300 low-income families at five demonstration sites: Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles.

Authors: Lisa S. Meredith, Terri Tanielian, Michael D. Gre
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: evaluation, tricare, demonstration, counselors, health, access, mental, expanding
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 083303765X
ISBN-13: 9780833037657

TRICARE, the program through which military health system beneficiaries access health care services, provides coverage for most medically necessary mental health care delivered by qualified providers. Federal legislation in 2001 required the Department of Defense to conduct a demonstration project involving expanded access under TRICARE to a particular type of mental health service provider

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: report, hawaii, legislature, interim, evaluation, centered, project, family
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 1995-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788125192
ISBN-13: 9780788125195

This study monitors & evaluates the Family Center Demonstration Project in Hawaii. The study attempts to assess the impact of family centers upon the communities served, discusses legislation that may facilitate the continuation or expansion of the project, & describes one process by which family centers could be allocated resources. It's purpose is to build upon the knowledge of previous evaluations in order to increase the depth & breadth of this knowledge &, consequently, people's understanding of the demonstration project. Tables.

Author: Mary E. Chenoweth Clifford A. Grammich
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: air, findings, force, spend, analyses, demonstration, management, engine, purchasing, supply, chain, f100
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0833038893
ISBN-13: 9780833038890

This monograph describes spend analyses that the RAND Corporation conducted in 2002 for the first phase of a purchasing and supply management demonstration conducted at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center for purchases of F100 jet engine spares and repair services and jet engine bearings. As part of the Spares Campaign begun in early 2001 under Air Staff leadership to reengineer Air Force supply, the objective of the demonstration was to apply best practices to managing supplies, suppliers, and the supply base to attain the best quality, performance, and prices in purchased goods and servic

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: valdez, exxon, funds, natural, resources, programs, demonstration, spill, prevention, developing, alaska, oil
Number of Pages: 74
Published: 1994-01-01
ISBN-10: 078810215X
ISBN-13: 9780788102158

A report on the effectiveness of demonstration programs to involve local citizens in overseeing the environmental impact of oil terminals and tanker operations in two Alaska locations following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. Also, a report on the use of Exxon Valdez oil spill settlement funds for natural resources restoration.

Author: Carol R. Schuster
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: civilian, trauma, centers, training, dod, readiness, efforts, underway, medical
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1998-07
ISBN-10: 0788181386
ISBN-13: 9780788181382

Evaluates the effectiveness of the DoD's demonstration program that would provide trauma care training for military medical personnel through one or more public or nonprofit hospitals. Specifically, it (1) determines the status of the demonstration program and DoD's actions to meet the legislative provisions, (2) identifies other initiatives aimed at training military personnel in trauma care, and (3) identifies key issues that DoD should address if it decides to expand its trauma care training program. This report contains recommendations to the Secretary of Defense.
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