SHADAC disseminates research through several types of documents, including briefs, reports, and journal articles.

In this section you can review our featured and recent publications, or search all publications by key word, topic, document type, or state.

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Featured Publications

Reports and Technical Papers

This report examines state-level trends in employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) and the factors that influence ESI. Download the report.

The report is accompanied by state-level summary tables of key ESI characteristics. These can be downloaded as one file for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, or chosen individually by clicking on the map below.

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


SHADAC and SHARE newsletter, March 27, 2015


This brief summarizes the article, "Income Dynamics and the Affordable Care Act," by Lara D. Shore-Sheppard, published in Volume 49, Issue S2, of Health Services Research, in December 2014. 


This webinar will explore churn — i.e., movement between different insurance coverage types or uninsurance — under the Affordable Care Act and approaches to measuring and projecting churn at the state level