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Comments Requested: Draft Statewide Resource and Referral Tool RFP

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has announced release of the Statewide Resource and Referral Tool draft RFP-Technical Submittal, which has been posted for a 30-day public comment period. DHS would value your input and comments as the Department continues to lead this effort forward toward implementation of an assessment tool to identify social barriers to health and well-being and better connect people to services that address their needs.  You can access the draft RFP at the PA eMarketplace.  The deadline to submit comments is Dec. 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm.

American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates Released

This brief highlights the most recent release of single-year estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS). The ACS is one of the best resources for detailed demographic and socioeconomic data. The 1-Year data provides estimates for areas with populations of 65,000 persons and over. Click here to read the full brief.

“Healthcare in Pennsylvania” Updated Report

Penn State Data Center’s interactive report exploring trends in healthcare insurance coverage by age, sex, race, and income characteristics has been updated with 2017 data. Click here to read more about how healthcare coverage has changed in Pennsylvania since 2010. Also, click here to check out our accompanying dashboard for data at the county level.