RECENT WEBINAR

November 10th Webinar - "Overdose Crisis in Transition: Changing Trends in a Widening Drug Death Epidemic"

An upcoming SHADAC webinar will concentrate on analyzing and discussing changes in overdose deaths in more recent years, especially in 2018. Using the latest available data, Senior Research Fellow Colin Planalp will detail changing trends—both in terms of substances and subpopulations of concerns—across the nation and among the states.

 

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ANALYSIS OF UNINSURED

Update to SHADAC’s Minnesota Uninsured Profile Tool Features Customized Legislative District Infographics Aimed at Addressing Disparities

 Using the most up-to-date estimates available from the United States Census Bureau, (2014-2018 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates) this unique set of infographics are designed to identify and categorize legislative districts with high uninsured rates using color-coded state maps and graphics that provide a deeper look into the socioeconomic data of each Minnesota House and Senate district.

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Update to SHADAC’s Minnesota Uninsured Profile Tool Features Customized Legislative District Infographics Aimed at Addressing Disparities

 Using the most up-to-date estimates available from the United States Census Bureau, (2014-2018 American Community Survey, 5-year estimates) this unique set of infographics are designed to identify and categorize legislative districts with high uninsured rates using color-coded state maps and graphics that provide a deeper look into the socioeconomic data of each Minnesota House and Senate district.

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COVID-19 SURVEY RESOURCE

State-Specific Surveys Encompassing Residents’ COVID-19 Experiences

This blog from the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) provides a summary of state efforts to capture information on the coronavirus pandemic through state and local surveys fielded between March 2020 and August 2020. We include information on topics covered within the surveys and, in certain cases, some early results. Additionally, we have put together a clickable state-level map that provides links to the data collection instruments and results we identified in our search.

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SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH BRIEF

New Brief Explores State Approaches to Risk Adjustment Based on Social Factors and Strategies for Filling Data Gaps

A new State Health & Value Strategies (SHVS) brief, authored by SHADAC researchers, details three approaches taken by organizations in two states, Minnesota and Massachusetts, to solving a key challenge to risk adjusting based on social factors: Where to find data on social risk factors? The brief’s profiled examples employed three approaches to filling the data gap—using survey data, using claims and administrative data, and using a combination of both.

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New Brief Explores State Approaches to Risk Adjustment Based on Social Factors and Strategies for Filling Data Gaps

A new State Health & Value Strategies (SHVS) brief, authored by SHADAC researchers, details three approaches taken by organizations in two states, Minnesota and Massachusetts, to solving a key challenge to risk adjusting based on social factors: Where to find data on social risk factors? The brief’s profiled examples employed three approaches to filling the data gap—using survey data, using claims and administrative data, and using a combination of both.

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DATA VISUALIZATION

SHADAC COVID-19 Survey Chartbooks Provide Visualizations of Coronavirus Impacts on Health Insurance Coverage, Access and Affordability of Care, and Pandemic Stress Levels of U.S. Adults

Earlier this year, SHADAC published initial results from a two-part survey designed by our researchers to measure the impacts of the novel coronavirus on health care access and insurance coverage, as well as COVID-related worries and coping responses, for adults in the United States. The “SHADAC COVID-19 Survey” was fielded in late April 2020 as part of the AmeriSpeak omnibus survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. In addition to the previously published blogs and issue briefs, SHADAC has created two new chartbooks that provide clear, informative visualizations of responses to a variety of individual survey questions from both sections of the survey.

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