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Journal Articles: SHADAC Article in Journal of Aging & Social Policy Urges States to Use COVID-19 Flexible Medicaid Authority for LTSS Eligibility

Jun. 30, 2020: In response to the current public health emergency presented by COVID-19, especially the health risks pertaining to low-income older adults and disabled persons, states have been given new authority with regard to Medicaid in order to ease traditional complications and restrictions surrounding...Read More

Journal Articles: Medicaid expansion and the Medicaid undercount in the American Community Survey (Health Services Research Article)

Nov. 20, 2019: Researchers at SHADAC have long been interested in the issue of “Medicaid undercount,” or the discrepancies that exist between survey estimates of enrollment in Medicaid and the number of enrollees that are actually reported in state and national administrative data—a pattern in which the...Read More

Journal Articles: Assessing the Accuracy of Survey Reports of Health Insurance Coverage Using Enrollment Data

Jul. 10, 2019: U.S. Census Bureau researcher Joanne Pascale, University of Minnesota researcher Angela Fertig, and SHADAC researcher Kathleen T. Call recently published a new article in the Health Services Research journal that details their efforts to measure the accuracy of responses to health...Read More

Journal Articles: Validation of Two Federal Health Insurance Survey Modules After Affordable Care Act Implementation

Jun. 21, 2019: Surveys are the only source of data on the uninsured rate in the United States. The idea for a certain amount of federal monitoring of insurance status through standardized Internal Revenue Service (IRS) forms was included with the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but...Read More

Journal Articles: SHADAC in INQUIRY: Estimating National and State-Level Costs of a Reinsurance Program to Stabilize the Individual Health Insurance Market

Mar. 21, 2019: Reinsurance, an insurance product designed to protect health insurers against the financial risk of covering high-cost enrollees, has attracted bipartisan policy interest as a mechanism to stabilize individual health insurance markets. Three states—Alaska, Minnesota, and Oregon—have implemented...Read More

Journal Articles: SHADAC Research in AJPH: Addressing Opioid Addiction through Cross-Sector Collaboration

Mar. 05, 2019: After implementing a cross-sector collaboration between medical providers, nonmedical service providers, and a wide range of other stakeholders in the community, the town of Little Falls, Minnesota, saw a reduction in opioid use and abuse among patients at the local hospital and clinic and within...Read More

Journal Articles: Affordable Care Act Impact in Kentucky: Increasing Access, Reducing Disparities

May. 29, 2018: The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) has just released a SHADAC-authored article, “Affordable Care Act in Kentucky: Increasing Access, Reducing Disparities.” The piece was co-authored by SHADAC Director Lynn A. Blewett along with SHADAC researchers Colin Planalp and Giovann Alarcón. The...Read More

Journal Articles: SHADAC Research in American Journal of Public Health: ACA Led to Increased Health Insurance Access, Reduced Disparities in Kentucky

May. 29, 2018: The American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) has just released a SHADAC-authored article, “Affordable Care Act in Kentucky: Increasing Access, Reducing Disparities.” The piece was co-authored by SHADAC Director Lynn A. Blewett along with SHADAC researchers Colin Planalp and Giovann Alarcón. The...Read More

Journal Articles: Recent Changes in Health Insurance Coverage for Urban and Rural Veterans: Evidence from the First Year of the Affordable Care Act

Apr. 10, 2018: Boudreaux M, Barath D, & Blewett LA. (2018). "Recent Changes in Health Insurance Coverage for Urban and Rural Veterans: Evidence from the First Year of the Affordable Care Act." Military Medicine 00. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usy053 This article provides an analysis of the impact of...Read More

Journal Articles: Health Care Coverage and Access Among Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults, 2010-2016: Implications for Future Health Reforms

Mar. 01, 2018: Spencer, DL, McManus, M, Call, KT, Turner, J, Harwood, C., White P, & Alarcon, G. (2018). "Health Care Coverage and Access Among children, Adolescents, and Young Adults, 2010-2016: Implications for Future Health Reforms." Journal of Adolescent Health. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.12...Read More

Journal Articles: Integrating Community Health Workers into Medical Homes

Jan. 10, 2018: Rogers, EA, Manser, ST, Cleary J, Joseph AM, Harwood EM, & Call KT. (2018). "Integrating Community Health Workers Into Medical Homes." Annals of Family Medicine 16(1): 13-20. doi: 10.1370/afm.2171 This article details a qualitative analysis that (1) identified facilitators and...Read More

Journal Articles: Data Resources for Conducting Health Services and Policy Research

Dec. 31, 2017:   Blewett, LA, Call, KT, Turner J, & Hest, R. (2017). "Data Resources for Conducting Health Services and Policy Research." Annual Review of Public Health 39: 437-452. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040617-013544  This article examines six federal household surveys...Read More

Journal Articles: Barriers to Care and Health Care Utilization among the Publicly Insured

Mar. 10, 2017: Allen, EM, Call, KT, Beebe TJ, McAlpine DD, & Johnson PJ. (2017). "Barriers to Care and Health Care Utilization among the Publicly Insured." Medical Care 55(3): 207-214. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000644. This paper examines 2008 survey of adult enrolles in Minnesota's public...Read More

Journal Articles: Lynn Blewett on Health Affairs Blog: Capping Enrollment in Minnesota’s Individual Market

Oct. 19, 2016: In a new piece on the Health Affairs Blog, SHADAC Principal Investigator Lynn Blewett discusses the recently announced plan, brokered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, to cap enrollment in Minnesota’s individual market in an effort to prevent the market from collapsing. The Caps...Read More

Journal Articles: SHADAC Researchers Co-Author Article on Changes to the NHIS

Sep. 26, 2016: The American Journal of Public Health recently published an article authored by Lynn A. Blewett (SHADAC), Heather M. Dahlen (Medica Research Institute), Donna Spencer (SHADAC), Julia A. Rivera Drew (Minnesota Population Center), and Elizabeth Lukanen (SHADAC). The article, “Changes to Design of...Read More

Journal Articles: Residential High-Speed Internet Among Those Likely to Benefit from an Online Health Insurance Marketplace

Jan. 20, 2016: Boudreaux, M.H., Gonzales, G., Blewett, L., Fried, B., & Karaca-Mandic, P. (2016). "Residential High-Speed Internet Among Those Likely to Benefit From an Online Health Insurance Marketplace." Inquiry 53. doi: 10.1177/0046958015625231 Read More

Journal Articles: Coverage Gains After the Affordable Care Act Among the Uninsured in Minnesota

Oct. 01, 2015: Call, K.T., Lukanen, E., Spencer, D., Alarcon, G., Kemmick Pintor, J., Baines Simon, A., & Gildemeister, S. (2015). "Coverage Gains After the Affordable Care Act Among the Uninsured in Minnesota." American Journal of Public Health 105(S5): S658-S664. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302837 Read More

Journal Articles: Accountable Care for the Poor and Underserved: Minnesota's Hennepin Health Model

Oct. 01, 2015: Blewett, L., & Owen, R. 2015. "Accountable Care for the Poor and Underserved: Minnesota's Hennepin Health Model." American Journal of Public Health, 105(4): 622-624. Read More

Journal Articles: Reports of Insurance-Based Discrimination in Health Care and Its Association with Access to Care

Jul. 01, 2015: Han, X., Thiede Call, K., Kemmick Pintor, J., Alarcon-Espinoza, G., & Baines-Simon, A. 2015. "Reports of Insurance-Based Discrimination in Heatlh Care and Its Association with Access to Care." American Journal of Public Health, 105(S3): S517-S525. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015....Read More

Journal Articles: Measurement Error in Public Health Insurance Reporting in the American Community Survey: Evidence from Record Linkage

Apr. 01, 2015: Boudreaux, M., Call, K.T., Turner, J., Fried, B., & O'Hara, B. 2015. "Measurement Error in Public Health Insurance Reporting in the American Community Survey: Evidence from Record Linkage." Health Services Research. Published online before print. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12308 Read More

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