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District of Columbia
Coverage1
Employer 54.5%
Individual 8.2%
Uninsured 3.5%
Public 33.9%

District of Columbia At-a-Glance

COVERAGE2
Average Annual Employer-Sponsored Insurance Premium (2017) $6,704
Employee Contributions to Premiums, Single Coverage (2017) 19.0%
Employees Enrolled in High Deductible Health Plans (2017) 32.9%
ACCESS TO CARE3
Had Usual Source of Medical Care Other than Emergency Department in Past Year (2015) 88.3%
No Trouble Finding Doctor in Past Year (2015) 95.8%
Told that Provider Does Accept Insurance Type in Past Year by Age (2015) 93.3%
AFFORDABILITY3
Needed but Delayed Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2015) 4.8%
Needed by Did Not Get Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2015) 2.3%
Trouble Paying Medical Bills or Paying Off Bills Over Time in Past Year (2015) 10.1%
HEALTH CARE UTILIZATION3
Had General Doctor or Provider Visit in Past Year (2015) 75.1%
Had Visit to Emergency Department in Past Year (2015) 21.9%
Spent the Night in Hospital in Past Year (2015) 9.7%

District of Columbia State Resources

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Now Available on State Health Compare: Updated Measures on Public Health, Health Outcomes, and Access, Cost, and Utilization of Care

SHADAC has updated eight data measures with the latest available estimates on our State Health Compare site. The updated measures include: Public Health Funding This measure indicates an individual state’s share of public health funding for the previous fiscal year. Data is available from 2005-2017,... Read More

SHADAC Examines Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment and Renewal in Six States – MACPAC Contractor Report

SHADAC recently conducted an assessment for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) regarding Medicaid eligibility, enrollment, and renewal processes and systems in six study states—Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, New York, and North Carolina. This assessment sheds light on the different... Read More

Assessment and Synthesis of Selected Medicaid Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal Processes and Systems in Six States

This SHADAC contractor report was produced for the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). The purpose of the analysis was 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

Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: North Carolina Case Study Findings

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; reducing... Read More

Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: New York Case Study

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; reducing... Read More

Eligibility, Enrollment, and Renewal: Florida Case Study Findings

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; reducing... Read More

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    1. SHADAC analysis of the American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files. The sum of percentages may not be 100%, due to rounding. 
    2. Medical Expenditure Panel Survey - Insurance Component (MEPS-IC), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends (CFACT).
    3. SHADAC analysis of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). The NHIS sample is drawn from the Integrated Health Interview Survey (IHIS, MN Population Center and SHADAC). Data were analyzed at the University of Minnesota's Census Research Data Center.