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Employer 49.8%
Individual 7.2%
Uninsured 6.7%
Public 36.3%

Oregon At-a-Glance

Average Annual Employer-Sponsored Insurance Premium (2017) $6,081
Employee Contributions to Premiums, Single Coverage (2017) 16.8%
Employees Enrolled in High Deductible Health Plans (2017) 50.2%
Had Usual Source of Medical Care Other than Emergency Department in Past Year (2015) 85.2%
No Trouble Finding Doctor in Past Year (2015) 94.9%
Told that Provider Does Accept Insurance Type in Past Year by Age (2015) 96.4%
Needed but Delayed Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2015) 8.4%
Needed but Did Not Get Medical Care Due to Cost in Past Year (2015) 6.0%
Trouble Paying Medical Bills or Paying Off Bills Over Time in Past Year (2015) 29.9%
Had General Doctor or Provider Visit in Past Year (2015) 73.4%
Had Visit to Emergency Department in Past Year (2015) 17.2%
Spent the Night in Hospital in Past Year (2015) 7.5%
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Leveraging 1332 State Innvoation Waivers to Stabilize Individual Health Insurance Markets: Experiences of Alaska, Minnesota, & Oregon

Presentation by SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Emily Zylla at the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Fall Research Meeting in Washington, DC. Download a PDF of the presentation slides.

Modeling State-based Reinsurance: One Option for Stabilization of the Individual Market

Presentation by SHADAC Director Lynn Blewett at the 2018  Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference in Washington, DC. Download a PDF of the presentation slides.

Oregon: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Impacts on Insurance Coverage by Congressional District

Click on an Oregon Congressional District to see changes in the uninsured between 2013 and 2015. These data show the impact of the ACA, which was implemented in 2014, on the uninsured.      2013-2015 Change in Uninsured by Congressional District: Oregon - 5 Districts... Read More

Infographic: Health Insurance Coverage in 2014 - Estimates from the ACS

This infographic highlights the newly-released estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) on health insurance coverage in 2014 at the national level and across the states. We draw on the information presented in "Health Insurance Coverage in the United States, 2014," a Current Population Report... Read More

Now Available: 2014 Coverage estimates from the ACS & CPS

The U.S. Census Bureau released 2014 national health insurance coverage statistics from the American Community Survey (ACS) and the Current Population Survey (CPS), along with select state-level estimates from the ACS. View the Census report. National Coverage Estimates: ACS & CPS According to... Read More

MEPS-IC State-Level ESI Trends, 2013-2014

Employer Health Insurance Mostly Stable in First Year Post-ACA, but Some States Show Increased Take-up, Decreased Offer The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently released its first state estimates of post-ACA employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI) from the Medical Expenditure... 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.