Using Recent Revisions to Federal Surveys for Measuring the Effects of the Affordable Care Act
This brief discusses recent revisions to several federal surveys that could be used to measure the impact of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with a particular focus on how the surveys could be used to examine differences within and among states. It provides:
An overview of changes to the surveys and how they relate to the ACA
Summaries of the surveys, including content, design, and sample sizes
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.