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Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Humphrey Building, Room 415F
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201

202-690-7858 (Voice)

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The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) advises the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on policy development in health, disability, human services, data, and science, and provides advice and analysis on economic policy. ASPE leads special initiatives, coordinates the Department's evaluation, research and demonstration activities, and manages cross-Department planning activities such as strategic planning, legislative planning, and review of regulations. Integral to this role, ASPE conducts research and evaluation studies, develops policy analyses, and estimates the cost and benefits of policy alternatives under consideration by the Department or Congress.



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Date Entered: 11/1/1997
Date Edited: 2/20/2013
Date Revised: 2/1/2001
Health Referral Number: HR2588
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