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Reports and Briefs: SHADAC Issue Brief "Aligning Quality Measures across Payers: Lessons from State Innovation Models"

Mar. 20, 2019: In an effort to improve quality and contain the growing cost of health care, states are increasingly undertaking a shift away from fee-for-service reimbursement models that reward quantity and moving toward alternative payment models that reward value.  Many of the states leading the...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Leveraging 1332 State Innovation Waivers to Stabilize Individual Health Insurance Markets: Experiences of Alaska, Minnesota, and Oregon (Final Report)

Feb. 05, 2019: In 2017, Alaska, Minnesota, and Oregon became the first three states to receive federal approval to establish state reinsurance programs with federal funding via section 1332 State Innovation Waivers, which authorize states to waive key requirements under the law in order to experiment with dif­...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Assessment and Synthesis of Selected Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal Processes and Systems in Six States

Dec. 05, 2018: This SHADAC contractor report was produced for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). The purpose of the analysis was to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: North Carolina Case Study Findings

Dec. 05, 2018: SHADAC produced this case study for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) as part of a contract to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program more...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: New York Case Study

Dec. 05, 2018: SHADAC produced this case study for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) as part of a contract to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program more...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: Florida Case Study Findings

Dec. 05, 2018: SHADAC produced this case study for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) as part of a contract to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program more...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: Idaho Case Study

Dec. 05, 2018: SHADAC produced this case study for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) as part of a contract to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program more...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: Colorado Case Study

Dec. 05, 2018: SHADAC produced this case study for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) as part of a contract to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program more...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: Arizona Case Study Findings

Dec. 05, 2018: SHADAC produced this case study for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) as part of a contract to examine Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal practices in six states in light of the Affordable Care Act goals of making the Medicaid program more efficient;...Read More

Reports and Briefs: New Data on Drug Overdose Deaths Highlight the Need for State-Level Analysis

Nov. 05, 2018: In a rare positive sign regarding the national opioid crisis, new provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that the persistent increases in overdose deaths may be slowing, with a possible leveling out or even a small drop in U.S. opioid-related...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Comparing Federal Government Surveys That Count the Uninsured: 2018

Oct. 09, 2018: This brief provides an annual update to comparisons of uninsurance estimates from four federal surveys1: The American Community Survey (ACS) The Current Population Survey (CPS) The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey - Household Component (MEPS-HC) The National Health Interview Survey (...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance at the State Level, 2013-2017: Chartbook and State Fact Sheets

Oct. 01, 2018: Chartbook This SHADAC chartbook uses data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey-Insurance Component (MEPS-IC) to highlight the experiences of private-sector workers with employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) from 2013 through 2017 at the national level and...Read More

Reports and Briefs: The Opioid Epidemic: National and State Trends in Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths, 2000-2016 (Briefs)

Jun. 19, 2018: For nearly two decades, the United States has experienced a growing crisis of drug abuse and addiction that is illustrated most starkly by deaths from drug overdose. Since 2000, the number of drug overdose deaths has more than tripled from 17,500 to 63,500 in 2016.1,2 Most of these deaths involved...Read More

Reports and Briefs: State-Level Trends in Children's Health Insurance Coverage, 2013-2016

Jun. 01, 2018: Chartbook This SHADAC chartbook uses data from the American Community Survey (ACS) to examine health insurance coverage from 2013 to 2016 for children at the national level and in the states. Download the chartbook.  Download 50-state tables for cross-state and national...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Minnesota's Accountable Communities for Health: Context and Core Components

Mar. 19, 2018: Minnesota's Accountable Communities for Health, or ACHs, are community-led models of deliverying medical and non-medical care and services to improve the health of a target population with substantial health and social needs. This brief provides the context surrounding the development and...Read More

Reports and Briefs: SHADAC Brief Examines Minnesota's Accountable Communities for Health

Mar. 15, 2018: SHADAC researchers released a new brief that provides the context surrounding the development and implementation of Minnesota’s Accountable Communities for Health, or ACHs, and describes key components of ACH models implemented across the state. The following are highlights from the brief. ACHs...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Which Minnesotans Were Uninsured in 2017?

Mar. 13, 2018: Recent findings from the biennial Minnesota Health Access Survey show that Minnesota’s uninsurance rate grew significantly from 4.3 percent in 2015 to 6.3 percent in 2017. However, results also show that uninsurance rates varied among subpopulations in 2017, as did changes in these rates, with...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Section 1115 Medicaid Expansion Waivers: Implementation Experiences

Mar. 06, 2018: This report summarizes SHADAC's analysis of how four states implemented Section 1115 Medicaid expansion wiavers. These states--Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, and Michigan--are among eight that have expanded their Medicaid programs through Section 1115 of the Social Security Act rather than through the...Read More

Reports and Briefs: New Brief Examines State Health Compare's Estimates on State Funding for Public Health

Feb. 23, 2018: A new SHADAC brief provides an overview of the most recent estimates for state public health funding on SHADAC's State Health Compare. About the Estimates Estimates of per-capita state funding for public health come from data collected by Trust for America's Health, which obtains its...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Exploring Public Health Data with State Health Compare: State Funding for Public Health

Feb. 23, 2018: This SHADAC brief provides an overview of most recent estimates for state public health funding on SHADAC's State Health Compare. Download a PDF of the brief.   State public health funding is one of multiple public health indicators available on State Health Compare. Others...Read More

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