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Publication Year: 2014

This analysis was conducted by the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) to estimate the geographic concentration of the uninsured across U.S. counties.  The estimates are from the 2011 Small Area Health Insurance Estimates (SAHIE) program at the U.S. Census Bureau. The SAHIE program models health insurance coverage by combining survey estimates with administrative records, population estimates, and the decennial census.  This method produces annual estimates for all counties and includes a limited set of demographic features.  The advantage of using the SAHIE is that it is the only source of annual estimates of number of uninsured for all counties. 

Publication Year: 2014

These estimates pool together 5-years of data to produce reliable period estimates for areas and subgroups with smaller populations. This is the first time health insurance coverage estimates are available for all counties.

Publication Year: 2013

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

Publication Year: 2013

Presentation by SHADAC Senior Research Fellow at the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) 2013 Spring Meeting in Denver Colorado.

Publication Year: 2012

This brief highlights key findings from the SHARE-sponsored project led by David Idala, Director of Medicaid Policy Studies at The Hilltop Institute (University of Maryland, Baltimore County).  The project evaluated the implementation of Maryland's Kids First initiative, through which the state aimed to identify and enroll uninsured children who were eligible for Medicaid or CHIP coverage.  The goel of the Hilltop evaluation was to glean lessons for not just Maryland but also for other states considering similar outreach and enrollment efforts.  The brief describes the factors that facilitated Kids First as well as the key challenges that Maryland faced as it implemented the initiative.