NOW AVAILABLE ON STATE HEALTH COMPARE

Five Updated Measures and One Brand New Measure

Updated estimates for five measures and one new measure of health care access, affordability, and use are now live on SHADAC’s State Health Compare. The new and updated measures are all produced using two-year pooled data periods (i.e., 2017-2018, 2019-2020) from the National Health Interview Survey and can be broken down by Total, Age, Coverage Type, and Race/Ethnicity. 

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MEDICAID MAGI AND CHIP

Understanding the Medicaid MAGI and CHIP Application Process Time Performance Indicator

The impending cessation of the PHE will have a notable impact on state Medicaid programs, and one area where this may be especially apparent is within the processing times for Medicaid Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) applications. Processing times for these applications is a key performance indicator that illustrates the efficiency of state Medicaid programs and provides quality data that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) can leverage to improve their offerings. In this blog, SHADAC experts examine the Medicaid MAGI and...

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Understanding the Medicaid MAGI and CHIP Application Process Time Performance Indicator

The impending cessation of the PHE will have a notable impact on state Medicaid programs, and one area where this may be especially apparent is within the processing times for Medicaid Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) applications. Processing times for these applications is a key performance indicator that illustrates the efficiency of state Medicaid programs and provides quality data that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) can leverage to improve their offerings. In this blog, SHADAC experts examine the Medicaid MAGI and...

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HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE ESTIMATES

2022 NHIS Early Release: Quarter 1 estimates show potential post-pandemic rebounds

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released quarterly estimates of health insurance coverage beginning in January 2021 through March 2022 from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) as part of the NHIS Early Release Program. Using data from the same time period in 2021 (Q1:January-March), SHADAC researcher Andrea Stewart highlights significant changes in national-level private coverage, public coverage, and those without health insurance coverage by age, sex, and race/ethnicity.

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MINNESOTA COMMUNITY AND UNINSURED PROFILE

Updates to Minnesota's Community and Uninsured Profile Resource to Reflect 2016-2020 ACS Estimates

Following the release of the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 5-year data file (2016-2020), SHADAC has made important updates to the Minnesota Community and Uninsured Profile resource to incorporate an analysis of the 2020 data. The Community and Uninsured Profile provides rates and counts of uninsured Minnesotans, focused on classification by ZIP code level (i.e. Census-defined ZIP code). Users can compare characteristics of the total population to the uninsured population in a specific ZIP code while also overlaying in-depth community characteristics.

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Updates to Minnesota's Community and Uninsured Profile Resource to Reflect 2016-2020 ACS Estimates

Following the release of the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 5-year data file (2016-2020), SHADAC has made important updates to the Minnesota Community and Uninsured Profile resource to incorporate an analysis of the 2020 data. The Community and Uninsured Profile provides rates and counts of uninsured Minnesotans, focused on classification by ZIP code level (i.e. Census-defined ZIP code). Users can compare characteristics of the total population to the uninsured population in a specific ZIP code while also overlaying in-depth community characteristics.

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2021 SHADAC Annual Report

This report provides an overview of our topic areas, technical expertise, and partnerships as well as a glimpse into some of the work done at SHADAC in 2021.

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