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 Newsletter - August 27, 2015

Briefs | Issue Briefs

This brief from Medica Research Institute highlights initial findings from a SHARE-funded grant titled, "Pent-Up Health Care Demand after the ACA: Does It Exist and Will It Go Away?" Authors Angie Fertig, Caroline Carlin, and Sharon Long examine administrative and claims data from a Minnesota health insurer to identify early patterns in the first claim for new Medicaid and commercial non-group (including Marketplace) enrollees.