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Featured Publications

Publication Year: 2013
The “Medicaid undercount” refers to the discrepancy between administrative counts of Medicaid enrollment and estimates from survey data.
Publication Year: 2014

In this March 2014 HealthAffairs article, Benjamin Sommers, John Graves, Katherine Swartz, and Sara Rosenbaum examine the likely frequenc

Publication Year: 2014
Reducing the number of children without health insurance coverage has long been a focus of national and state health policy.

Recent Publications

SHADAC and SHARE Newsletter, April 8, 2014

Dr. Thomas DeLeire, Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy, is leading an evaluation of utilization patterns among Wisconsin’s BadgerCare Core Plan enrollees, and the findings from this evaluation can inform what we might expect to see under the broader coverage expansions of the ACA. On this SHARE webinar, Dr. Tom DeLeire presents findings from his analysis of the Wisconsin experience, using the State’s administrative eligibility and enrollment records, administrative claims data, and claims from a large private integrated health system to examine a variety of utilization measures for Core Plan enrollees.  These measures include outpatient visits, emergency department visits, and hospitalization.  

Giovann Alarcon presented, "Establishing a Baseline for the Affordable Care Act: How accessible and affordable has health care been in Minnesota previous to the ACA?" at the Eighteenth Annual Minnesota Health Services Research Conference on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Giovann provided an overview of two important outcomes to monitor under the ACA: health care access and affordability.