SHADAC has a variety of resources to help analysts conduct research and understand the results; this technical assistance agenda includes:
- Facilitate the sharing of information and expertise among states and provide opportunities for state analysts to interact with federal survey research and design experts.
- Help policy makers understand the unique characteristics of the uninsured and conceptualize state programs and interventions that will increase access to care.
- Provide assistance to states using SHADAC's Coordinated State Coverage Survey (CSCS), a survey tool for estimating health insurance coverage rates at the state level.
Coordinated State Coverage Survey (CSCS)A survey instrument developed by SHADAC to measure state-level health insurance coverage rates.
Data Collection Technical AssistanceSHADAC offers technical assistance to states seeking information on their uninsured populations. Many requests can be fulfilled free of charge. If you have a question, please e-mail or call 612-624-4802 and we will do our best to respond to your questions.
Federal Surveys and Technical Assistance (ACS, CPS, and other surveys)SHADAC offers assistance in understanding how to apply federal data sources for state health policy analysis.
Survey Methods ResourcesIn response to demand for understanding technical issues relating to measuring health insurance coverage, SHADAC has developed a series of practice guidelines for conducting health insurance surveys and focus groupss.