When a proposed research study involves children and is supported or conducted by HHS, the research institution's Institutional Review Board IRB must take into consideration the special regulatory requirements that provide additional protection for the children who would be involved in the research. FAQs on Research with Children. By regulatory definition, children are persons who have not attained the legal age for consent to treatments or procedures involved in the research, under applicable law of the jurisdiction in which the research will be conducted. Generally the law considers any person under 18 years old to be a child. When reviewing research with children as subjects, in addition to ensuring adherence to the general regulatory requirements of 45 CFR part 46, Subpart A, the IRB also must consider the potential benefits, risks, and discomforts of the research to children and assess the justification for their inclusion in the research.
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Objective: To examine the relationship between Medicaid case-mix payment and nursing home resident acuity. Study design: We used a facility fixed-effects model to examine the effect of introducing state case-mix payment on changes in nursing home case-mix acuity. Facility acuity was measured by aggregating the nursing case-mix index NCMI from the MDS using the Resource Utilization Group Version III resident classification system, separately for new admits and long-stay residents, and by an OSCAR-derived index combining a range of activity of daily living dependencies and special treatment measures. Principal findings: Across three acuity measures and two data sources, we found that states shifting to case-mix payment increased nursing home acuity levels over the study period. Specifically, we observed a 2. Conclusions: The adoption of case-mix payment increased access to care for higher acuity Medicaid residents.
A Guide to Memorandum of Understanding Negotiation and Development
The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes the conditions under which protected health information may be used or disclosed by covered entities for research purposes. A covered entity may always use or disclose for research purposes health information which has been de-identified in accordance with 45 CFR The Privacy Rule also defines the means by which individuals will be informed of uses and disclosures of their medical information for research purposes, and their rights to access information about them held by covered entities. Where research is concerned, the Privacy Rule protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information, while at the same time ensuring that researchers continue to have access to medical information necessary to conduct vital research.
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