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Reports and Briefs: At the Brink: Trends in America's Uninsured 1994-2007

Mar. 24, 2009: This report, "At the Brink: Trends in America's Uninsured 1994-2007" was released in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's (RWJF) Cover the Uninsured Week, March 22-28, 2009. The campaign has become the largest nonpartisan mobilization in history seeking solutions for the 45.7...Read More

Reports and Briefs: The Impact of Wireless-only Households on State Surveys of Health Insurance Coverage

Mar. 11, 2009: SHADAC's Issue Brief #15 examines the increasing prevalence of cell phone coverage in the U.S., and the consequent increase in the number of people who use their cell phone in place of a landline.  The wireless-only trend makes it difficult to reach target populations and may eventually...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Trends in and Drivers of Health Expenditures in Idaho

Mar. 10, 2009: This report is one out of a series of five reports prepared for the Idaho Legislature, Office of Performance Evaluations (OPE) and Idaho Health Care Task Force as part of the project, "Idaho’s Health Care Costs and Options to Improve Health Care Access." This report is on Task 5...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Cataloging Public Health Expenditures in Idaho

Mar. 10, 2009: This report is one out of a series of five reports prepared for the Idaho Office of Performance Evaluations (OPE), the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee, and the Idaho Health Care Task Force as part of the project, "Idaho’s Health Care Costs and Options to Improve Health Care...Read More

Reports and Briefs: State High Risk Pools - An Overview

Dec. 03, 2008: Issue Brief #14 provides an introduction to state high-risk pools, how they are financed, the federal role, and some advantages and challenges related to having a state high-risk pool. Read More

Reports and Briefs: Improving Health Care Access for Minnesota’s Growing Latino Community

Oct. 17, 2008: Davidoff, M. J. , E. Ulrich, P. Carrizales, and L. A. Blewett. “Improving Health Care Access for Minnesota’s Growing Latino Community” in Just in Time Research: Resilient Communities. Report # BU-7565. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Comparing Federal Government Surveys that Count Uninsured People in America, Aug 2008

Oct. 10, 2008: This brief compares estimates of health insurance coverage from three national health surveys sponsored by the federal government, identifies the differences in their estimates of uninsurance, and identifies three common themes: (1) all the surveys report very large numbers of Americans living...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Options for Small Employer Health Insurance in Missouri

Oct. 09, 2008: This report addresses small employer health insurance options for the state of Missouri. It outlines the key attributes, respective benefits and challenges of both purchasing pools and reinsurance, provides examples of state initiatives that combine purchasing pools and reinsurance to better meet...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Disparities and Barriers to Utilization among Minnesota Health Care Program Enrollees

Oct. 09, 2008: This report presents findings from a statewide survey of 4,902 Minnesota Health Care Program (MHCP) enrollees designed to assess racial and ethnic disparities in the use of preventive and other health services, as well as barriers that discourage the use of those services. December 2003.Read More

Reports and Briefs: 2004 Minnesota Health Access Survey Report

Oct. 09, 2008: A comprehensive report on trends in health insurance coverage in the State of Minnesota from 2001 to 2004. Six chapters contain an overview of health insurance coverage and coverage by income, by race and ethnicity, by age, by adults with and without children, and by geographic region. An appendix...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Medicare Impact Profile

Oct. 09, 2008: The State Medicare Impact Profile, prepared by SHADAC for the Mayo Clinic Health Policy Center, is the first systematic look at the impact of Medicare reform from a state policy and local market perspective. It presents a unique contribution to discussions about Medicare reform policy from a state...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Measuring Race and Ethnicity in Health Insurance Surveys

Oct. 09, 2008: This report from the SHADAC Survey Guidelines Series contains a discussion of the considerations related to designing surveys to measure race and ethnicity in surveys of health insurance coverage. May 2003.Read More

Reports and Briefs: Measuring Income in Health Insurance Surveys

Oct. 09, 2008: This report from the SHADAC Survey Guidelines Series contains a discussion of the considerations related to designing surveys to measuring income in surveys of health insurance coverage. May 2003.Read More

Reports and Briefs: Measuring Health Insurance Coverage in Surveys

Oct. 09, 2008: This report from the SHADAC Survey Guidelines Series contains a discussion of the considerations related to designing surveys to measure health insurance coverage. May 2003.Read More

Reports and Briefs: Whose Kids are Covered?

Oct. 09, 2008: This report was released for the 2007 Cover the Uninsured Campaign, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to highlight the fact that too many Americans are living without health insurance and to demand solutions from our nation's leaders. This report contains graphs on the characteristics...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Characteristics of the Uninsured: A View from the States, 2005

Oct. 09, 2008: This report was released for the 2005 Cover the Uninsured Campaign, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to highlight the fact that too many Americans are living without health insurance and to demand solutions from our nation's leaders. This report includes characteristics of the...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Characteristics of the Uninsured: A View from the States, 2004

Oct. 09, 2008: This report was released for the 2004 Cover the Uninsured Campaign, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to highlight the fact that too many Americans are living without health insurance and to demand solutions from our nation's leaders. This report includes characteristics of the...Read More

Reports and Briefs: A Profile of Minnesota Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care

Oct. 09, 2008: This brief report includes analysis from the 2001 and 2004 Minnesota Health Access Surveys and the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey. May 2006.Read More

Reports and Briefs: A Needed Lifeline: Chronically Ill Children and Public Health Insurance Coverage

Oct. 09, 2008: This report was released for the 2008 Cover the Uninsured Campaign, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to highlight the fact that too many Americans are living without health insurance and to demand solutions from our nation's leaders. The report includes a state-by-state analysis on...Read More

Reports and Briefs: Public program crowd-out of private coverage: What are the issues?

Oct. 09, 2008: This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Synthesis Project Report addresses the topic of crowd-out, or public coverage substitution for private insurance, examining the evidence on crowd-out and its implications for future policies to expand coverage. June 2004. Suggested citation:  Williams...Read More

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