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Blog: Tracking Health Insurance Coverage During the Unwinding: Monthly Data from the Household Pulse Survey

Mar. 26, 2024: This update was posted on March 26, 2024 uses data from the March 2024 release of the Household Pulse Survey, collected February 6 – March 4, 2024. Introduction The unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement represents the largest nationwide coverage transition since the...Read More

The Opioid Epidemic in the United States

Feb. 07, 2024: The Opioid Epidemic in the United States Over the past two decades, the United States has experienced a growing crisis of substance abuse and addiction that is illustrated most starkly by the rise in deaths from drug overdoses. Since 2000, the annual number of overdose deaths from any kind of...Read More

Blog: State-Based Marketplace Transition Data During the Unwinding (Cross-Post)

Jan. 11, 2024:   The following content is cross-posted from State Health & Value Strategies. Authors: Elizabeth Lukanen, Emily Zylla, and Lindsey Theis, SHADAC This expert perspective (EP) will be updated by SHADAC experts as additional dashboards/reports go live. Please visit the State Health...Read More

Blog: State Dashboards to Monitor the Unwinding of the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement (Cross-Post)

Jan. 11, 2024: The following content is cross-posted from State Health & Value Strategies.  Authors: Elizabeth Lukanen, Emily Zylla, and Lindsey Theis, SHADAC This expert perspective (EP) will be updated by SHADAC experts as additional dashboards/reports go live. Please visit the State Health...Read More

Blog: States Reporting of Medicaid Unwinding Reinstatement Data (SHVS EP Cross-Post)

Nov. 16, 2023: . The following content is cross-posted from State Health & Value Strategies.  Authors: Emily Zylla and Elizabeth Lukanen, SHADAC States, the federal government, advocates, and the media have all been closely tracking and monitoring the impacts of eligibility redeterminations...Read More

Report/Brief: The Opioid Crisis in the Pandemic Era

Nov. 01, 2023: During 2020 and 2021, the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, data show that drug overdose deaths did not subside or plateau, but unfortunately surged alongside the rise of the coronavirus. Growing death rates were driven by a substantive change in the very foundation of the opioid crisis,...Read More

Blog: 2022 ACS: Declining Uninsured Rates for the U.S. and States are Supported by Private and Public Coverage Increases

Sep. 14, 2023:       Related Releases and Materials New Blog and Infographic CPS ASEC: 2022 National Health Insurance Coverage Estimates Show Falling Rates of Uninsurance and Direct-Purchase Coverage  The U.S. Census Bureau...Read More

Blog: Using Surveys to Monitor Coverage Transitions During the Unwinding of the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement (Cross-Post)

Aug. 09, 2023: . The following content is cross-posted from State Health & Value Strategies.  Authors: Elizabeth Lukanen and Colin Planalp, SHADAC, and Kevin Caudill, GMMB The unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement represents the largest nationwide coverage transition...Read More

Blog: SHADAC's Lynn Blewett Featured on 'Hospitals in Focus' Podcast

Aug. 03, 2023: SHADAC Director Dr. Lynn Blewett was recently invited to join Federation of American Hospitals CEO and President Chip Kahn as a guest on his podcast Hospitals in Focus to share her thoughts on the impacts of the unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement. The “unwinding” is...Read More

Presentation: Data to Monitor the Unwinding of the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement

Jul. 30, 2023: On July 27, 2023, SHADAC Deputy Director Elizabeth Lukanen presented to the Protecting Immigrant Families Coalition, Medicaid Unwinding Task Force. This presentation included a brief overview of the potential coverage impacts of the unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage...Read More

Blog: Best Practices for Publicly Reporting State Unwinding Data (Cross-Post)

Jun. 30, 2023: The following content is cross-posted from State Health & Value Strategies.  Authors: Elizabeth Lukanen, Emily Zylla, SHADAC Original publication date: June 30, 2023. The unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage requirement represents the largest nationwide coverage...Read More

Blog: Examining Discrimination and Health Care Access by Sexual Orientation in Minnesota

Mar. 22, 2023: Authors: Natalie Mac Arthur, Jeremy Duval, Kathleen Call More than one-third of lesbian/gay adults in Minnesota reported experiencing discrimination from health care providers based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.  ...Read More

Report/Brief: The Kids Aren't Alright: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Health Equity

Feb. 15, 2023: Authors: Colin Planalp, MPA and Andrea Stewart, MA   Drawing on data from the National Survey of Children’s Health, this brief investigates the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and disparities in ACEs exposure by children’s race, family income...Read More

Blog: Reporting Requirements Related to Unwinding Medicaid Continuous Coverage: Considerations for Medicaid and the Marketplace (State Health & Value Strategies Expert Perspective Cross-Post)

Feb. 09, 2023: The following content is cross-posted from State Health & Value Strategies.  Original publication date: February 9, 2023. Authors: Elizabeth Lukanen, Emily Zylla, SHADAC The Families First Coronavirus Response Act implemented a Medicaid continuous enrollment requirement which...Read More

Report/Brief: Issue Brief: Unwinding the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement - Transitioning to Employer-Sponsored Coverage (State Health & Value Strategies Cross-Post)

Jan. 20, 2023: The following content is cross-posted from State Health and Value Strategies, published on January 19, 2023. Authors: Elizabeth Lukanen and Robert Hest, SHADAC Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) have played a key role in the response to the COVID-19...Read More

Blog: Examining Gender-Based Discrimination in Health Care Access by Gender Identity in Minnesota

Dec. 09, 2022: Authors: Jeremy Duval, Natalie Mac Arthur, Kathleen Call   Definitions Cisgender/cis: A person whose gender identity corresponds with their sex assigned at birth. Transgender/trans: A person whose gender identity differs from their sex assigned at...Read More

Report/Brief: Medicaid Undercount Doubles, Likely Tied to Enrollee Misreporting of Coverage

Dec. 05, 2022: Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) programs have played a key role in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing an important safety net for health insurance coverage for millions of people during this unprecedented public health crisis. The Families First Coronavirus Response...Read More

Blog: Charting Two Decades of the Evolving Opioid Crisis

Nov. 18, 2022: In more than 20 years, the overdose crisis has shifted and grown from prescription opioids to a range of illicitly trafficked drugs Just over a decade after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared an “epidemic” of overdoses from...Read More

Report/Brief: Rates of Anxiety and Depression Symptoms Declined in 2021, Remained Higher than Pre-Pandemic

Jun. 07, 2022: June 7, 2022   Despite improvements, disparities in prevalence persisted As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the United States, anxiety and depression levels remain elevated compared to pre-pandemic rates. However, 2021 data shows a significant decline in reported anxiety and...Read More

Resource: 2021 SHADAC Annual Report

Jun. 02, 2022: This report provides an overview of our topic areas, technical expertise, and partnerships as well as a glimpse into some of the work done at SHADAC in 2021. Click the report below to flip through our 2021 Annual Report.     Read More

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