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Reports and Technical Papers

At the request of Minnesota’s State-Based Health Insurance Marketplace, MNsure, researchers from the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) compiled data from a variety of sources to analyze, at an aggregate level, the shifts in health insurance coverage that have taken place in Minnesota since the fall of 2013. Support for this work was provided through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health Reform Assistance Network.

Recent Publications


Five years of data from the American Community Survey (ACS) are pooled together to produce reliable period estimates for areas and subgroups with smaller populations. Click on a state to see coverage estimates for the whole state and for each county.


This presentation was given by Director Dr. Lynn Blewett to the Minnesota Medical Association. It provides an overview of the term "single payer" as well as examples of single payer health care systems from around the world.


This presentation was given by Senior Research Fellow Joanna Turner at the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings on August 5, 2014.