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Blog & News: Housing Affordability Matters: Measuring and Addressing the Burden of Unaffordable Rents (Infographics)

Dec. 20, 2018: An analysis by SHADAC examines housing affordability, looking specifically at the percent of rental households that spend more than 30% of their monthly income on rent. This measure is now available on SHADAC’s State Health Compare for all states from 2012 through 2017, and can be broken down...Read More

Blog & News: Latino Children in California Face Inequitable Access to Care (Infographic)

Oct. 31, 2018: According to the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH), Latino children in California face lower access to health care than their white counterparts across multiple access indicators.  Despite representing more than half of children living in the state, Latino children are less...Read More

Blog & News: Employer-Sponsored Insurance, 2013-2017: Premiums Grow Faster, Deductibles Continue to Increase - Chartbook and State Fact Sheets

Oct. 01, 2018: The nation’s attention has recently concentrated on health insurance coverage purchased through Affordable Care Act marketplaces, but it is important to remember that the majority of non-elderly Americans (51.6%) continue to get their health insurance coverage from an employer.[1] A new...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

2017 ACS: Uninsured Rate Increased Nationally and in 14 States (Infographic)

Sep. 12, 2018: New health insurance coverage estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) show that there was a statistically significant 0.2 percentage point increase in the national uninsured rate between 2016 and 2017. Uninsurance also increased in 14 states between 2016 and 2017, and decreased...Read More

Kids' Health Data Highlight: Difficulties Making or Keeping Friends in 2016 (Infographic)

Aug. 16, 2018: It is increasingly clear that health is determined not just by biological and clinical factors but to a greater extent by socio-demographic factors. With this in mind, we need data for monitoring the social determinants of health just as we do for monitoring biological and clinical determinants....Read More

Blog & News: Children's Health Insurance Coverage, 2013-2016: Post-ACA Reductions in Uninsurance Persisted

Jun. 06, 2018: A new analysis from SHADAC examines health insurance coverage among children in the United States from 2013 through 2016, looking at changes in children’s coverage before and after the coverage provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) took effect in 2014. The report examines ...Read More

Kids' Health Data Highlight: Parental Attendance at Kids' Activities in 2016 (Infographic)

May. 24, 2018: It is increasingly clear that health is determined not just by biological and clinical factors but to a greater extent by socio-demographic factors. With this in mind, we need data for monitoring the social determinants of health just as we do for monitoring biological and clinical determinants....Read More

Kids' Health Data Highlight: Children Living in Neighborhoods with No Amenities in 2016 (Infographic)

May. 01, 2018: It is increasingly clear that health is determined not just by biological and clinical factors but to a greater extent by socio-demographic factors. With this in mind, we need data for monitoring the social determinants of health just as we do for monitoring biological and clinical determinants....Read More

Infographics: Kids' Health Data Highlight: Children Living in Supportive Neighborhoods in 2016 (Infographic)

Apr. 24, 2018: It is increasingly clear that health is determined not just by biological and clinical factors but to a greater extent by socio-demographic factors. With this in mind, we need data for monitoring the social determinants of health just as we do for monitoring biological and clinical determinants....Read More

Infographics: Kids' Health Data Highlight: Children Living in Working Poor Households in 2016 (Infographic)

Apr. 13, 2018: It is increasingly clear that health is determined not just by biological and clinical factors but to a greater extent by socio-demographic factors. With this in mind, we need data for monitoring the social determinants of health just as we do for monitoring biological and clinical determinants....Read More

Highlights from the 2018 Health Insurance Exchange Open Enrollment Period (Infographic)

Apr. 10, 2018: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a final report on enrollment-related activity in the individual marketplace exchanges during the 2018 plan year Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The infographic below highlights key...Read More

Kids' Health Data Highlight: Trouble Affording Nutritious Meals in 2016 (Infographic)

Mar. 29, 2018: It is increasingly clear that health is determined not just by biological and clinical factors but to a greater extent by socio-demographic factors. With this in mind, we need data for monitoring the social determinants of health just as we do for monitoring biological and clinical determinants....Read More

Fifty-State Analysis Finds Lower Access to Care among Adults with Less Education

Mar. 20, 2018: A new analysis from SHADAC examines educational attainment and access to health care, looking at the extent to which adults (25 years and older) with different levels of education skipped needed care due to cost and did not have a personal doctor. These indicators are both available for all states...Read More

Educational Attainment and Access to Health Care: 50-State Analysis

Mar. 20, 2018: This analysis examines educational attainment and access to health care, looking at the extent to which adults (25 years and older) with different levels of education skipped needed care due to cost and did not have a personal doctor. The analysis uses estimates from the Behavioral Risk...Read More

Employee Health Plans at Large Firms Paid for Smaller Portion of Medical Expenses in 2016 (Infographic)

Nov. 03, 2017: The share of medical expenses paid by health plans for employees at large firms has been falling in recent years, dropping by 1.3 percentage points nationwide between 2014 and 2016, according to data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. Across the country, these plans paid for 80.4% of...Read More

Kentucky Health Insurance Coverage: 2014 Estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) (Infographic): Study of the Impact of the ACA Implementation in KY

Apr. 13, 2017: Kentucky Health Insurance Coverage: 2014 Estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) (Infographic): September 2015 Access a PDF of this infographic here.  Read More

Impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Insurance Coverage by Congressional District, 2013-2015

Apr. 13, 2017: This analysis provides data about changes in the uninsured between 2013 and 2015 by Congressional District and a range of demographic characteristics (race, age, income, citizenship, etc.). These data show the impact of the ACA, which was implemented in 2014, on the uninsured....Read More

Implications of Repeal and Replacement of the Affordable Care Act for the Health Insurance Coverage Gap

Mar. 28, 2017: The content below is cross-posted from The Gender Policy Report from the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs. In 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medicaid and established health insurance exchanges for people...Read More

2015 ACS: Widespread State-level Declines in Uninsurance, with Inter-State Variation Persisting (Infographic)

Sep. 13, 2016: The U.S. Census Bureau released new health insurance coverage estimates today from the American Community Survey (ACS). The new estimates show a nationwide drop in uninsurance from 11.7% in 2014 to 9.4% in 2015 (down 2.3 percentage points), translating to almost 7 million fewer uninsured Americans...Read More

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