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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

Early Release of 2015 Full-Year NHIS: National Uninsured Rate Drops to 9.1% (Infographic)

May. 27, 2016: New insurance coverage estimates from the 2015 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Early Release Program show a 2.4 percentage-point decline in the national uninsured rate from 2014 to 2015 (from 11.5% to 9.1%). This continues a downward trend in the national uninsured rate that began in...Read More

Infographic: Urban Institute Report on Medicaid/CHIP Participation Among Kids in 2013-2014

May. 23, 2016: The infographic below features high-level findings of Medicaid/CHIP participation among kids in 2013 and 2014. These findings were taken from the Urban Institute report, "Children's Coverage Climb Continues: Uninsurance and Medicaid/ CHIP Eligibility and Participation Under the ACA" that was...Read More

Infographic: Urban Institute Releases Medicaid/CHIP Participation Among Kids in 2013-2014

May. 23, 2016: The infographic below features high-level findings of Medicaid/CHIP participation among kids in 2013 and 2014. These findings were taken from the Urban Institute report, "Children's Coverage Climb Continues: Uninsurance and Medicaid/ CHIP Eligibility and Participation Under the ACA" that was...Read More

Infographic: ESI in 2014 - What Changed?

Mar. 17, 2016: The infographic below features high-level findings from the 2014 MEPS-IC about changes in employer-sponsored insurance from 2013 to 2014. Download a PDF of the infographic.                      ...Read More

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