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
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
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
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
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
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
Jun. 01, 2018:
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
Mar. 19, 2018:Minnesota's Accountable Communities for Health, or ACHs, are community-led models of delivering 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
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.
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
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
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
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
Feb. 20, 2018:This issue brief uses data from the 2017 Minnesota Health Access Survey (MNHA) to provide additional context on uninsurance in Minnesota by (1) illustrating the persistent disparities in the rates of uninsurance across population groups; and (2) describing Minnesota's uninsured population along key...Read More
Feb. 20, 2018:This brief summarizes findings from the 2017 Minnesota Health Access Survey, focusing on trends in how Minnesotans obtained health insurance coverage and providing an understanding of how the 2017 climate may have contributed to a contraction of coverage.
The Minnesota Health Access Survey...Read More
Feb. 20, 2018:Minnesota saw a significant jump in its 2017 uninsured rate, which climbed to 6.3 percent from 4.3 percent in 2015. In all, about 349,000 Minnesota residents lacked coverage in 2017, which is about 116,000 more than in 2015. These new estimates come from the biannual Minnesota Health Access Survey...Read More
Feb. 20, 2018:A SHADAC analysis of how four states implemented Section 1115 Medicaid expansion waivers is now available. 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
Feb. 09, 2018:A new brief from SHADAC deputy director Elizabeth Lukanen considers Minnesota’s health insurance market before and after passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as well as the outlook for the state’s market given the current policy environment.
Minnesota’s Market before and after the ACA...Read More
Feb. 05, 2018:Prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, Minnesota's health insurance market was, for the most part, relatively high-functioning across indicators of health insurnace access and quality of care, although the state faced common challenges in the area of health care costs. This...Read More
Jan. 29, 2018:SHADAC’s final evaluation report on the SIM Initiative in Minnesota is now publicly available.
This report presents the final results of the state-level evaluation of Minnesota’s SIM initiative. SHADAC conducted this evaluation between January 2015 and September 2017 under a contract with the...Read More
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.