NEW VIDEO RESOURCE

Navigating Data on State Health Compare

This new video walks through how to create customized data sets and visualizations of state-level health estimates on SHADAC's State Health Compare, allowing analysts, policymakers, and other data users to seamlessly view and download their state’s estimates.

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AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY FINDINGS

2021 ACS Data: State and County Uninsured Rates, with Comparison Year 2019

Drawing on data from the American Community Survey (ACS) via the U.S. Census Bureau, this annually-produced SHADAC resource provides estimates of uninsurance at the state and county levels, as well as by demographic characteristics (e.g., age, race/ethnicity, and poverty level) for 2021 and comparison year 2019.

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2021 ACS Data: State and County Uninsured Rates, with Comparison Year 2019

Drawing on data from the American Community Survey (ACS) via the U.S. Census Bureau, this annually-produced SHADAC resource provides estimates of uninsurance at the state and county levels, as well as by demographic characteristics (e.g., age, race/ethnicity, and poverty level) for 2021 and comparison year 2019.

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FEDERAL SURVEY ANALYSIS

Medicaid Undercount Doubles, Likely Tied to Enrollee Misreporting of Coverage

Given the large rise in Medicaid/CHIP enrollment during the pandemic, 2021 federal survey estimates presented lower-than-expected rates of Medicaid/CHIP coverage and relatively small declines in uninsurance. This brief focuses on the size of the “Medicaid undercount” in key federal surveys, and takes a closer look at the misalignment between survey estimates of self-reported Medicaid coverage and enrollment counts obtained from Medicaid/CHIP administrative data.

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BARRIERS TO CARE

Examining Gender-Based Discrimination in Health Care Access by Gender Identity in Minnesota

Using data from the 2021 Minnesota Health Access Survey, this blog explores the impact of gender-based discrimination on health care access by comparing access rates among people who did and did not experience discrimination for cis men, cis women, transgender, and non-binary populations in Minnesota. 

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Examining Gender-Based Discrimination in Health Care Access by Gender Identity in Minnesota

Using data from the 2021 Minnesota Health Access Survey, this blog explores the impact of gender-based discrimination on health care access by comparing access rates among people who did and did not experience discrimination for cis men, cis women, transgender, and non-binary populations in Minnesota. 

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MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH JOURNAL

Contributions of Key Components of a Medical Home on Child Health Outcomes

SHADAC researchers Natalie Mac Arthur and Lynn Blewett recently published a journal article in Maternal and Child Health Journal that examines the medical home model and its unique contributions to child health outcomes. Their analysis drew on data from the 2016-2017 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) to assess five key medical home components–usual source of care, personal doctor/nurse, family-centered care, referral access, and coordinated care–and their associations with child outcomes. 

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