SHADAC ResourcesNASHP MaxEnroll Webinar <br />Lynn A. Blewett, PhD<br />State Health Access Data Assistance Center <br />U...
SHADAC Data Resources<br />State Survey Assistance <br />State Survey Resource Center<br />CPS/ACS Data Center<br />2<br />
Survey Assistance<br />State survey design and implementation<br />Clarify variance between state estimates from different...
MaxEnroll States w/State Health Surveys<br />
5<br />Strengths: State Household Surveys <br />Typically more sample than national data<br />Flexibility in adding policy...
6<br />Concerns:  State Household Surveys<br />Lack of comparability across states<br />Variability in timing of surveys<b...
Data Center<br />Online table and chart generator<br />Designed to help health policy analysts build policy-relevant table...
Data Center – Available Estimates<br />Health insurance coverage<br />Uninsured, Insured (private, government, and militar...
Data Center - Getting there <br />9<br />Go towww.shadac.org<br />Click on <br />“Data Center”<br />
10<br />Contact Information<br />Lynn A. Blewett, PhD <br />State Health Access Data Assistance Center <br />University of...
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Presentation by Lynn Blewett given during the NASHP Maximizing Enrollment for Children Webinar, Jan 21 2010.

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SHADAC Resources

  1. 1. SHADAC ResourcesNASHP MaxEnroll Webinar <br />Lynn A. Blewett, PhD<br />State Health Access Data Assistance Center <br />University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN<br />January 21, 2010<br />Funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation<br />
  2. 2. SHADAC Data Resources<br />State Survey Assistance <br />State Survey Resource Center<br />CPS/ACS Data Center<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Survey Assistance<br />State survey design and implementation<br />Clarify variance between state estimates from different surveys<br />Best practices – health insurance, income, race/ethnicity questions<br />Assistance to states using SHADAC&apos;s Coordinated State Coverage Survey (CSCS), a survey tool for estimating insurance coverage rates in states - http://www.shadac.org/content/coordinated-state-coverage-survey-cscs<br />Online library of state survey tools http://www.shadac.org/content/state-survey-research-activity<br />3<br />
  4. 4. MaxEnroll States w/State Health Surveys<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />Strengths: State Household Surveys <br />Typically more sample than national data<br />Flexibility in adding policy relevant questions<br />Ability to over-sample and drill down to subpopulations <br />Children, geographic units, race/ethnicity<br />Analysts have data in hand <br />Ability to do analysis in-house<br />Quick turn-around<br />Policy development: Simulation of policy options<br />Program design and development, marketing and outreach<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Concerns: State Household Surveys<br />Lack of comparability across states<br />Variability in timing of surveys<br />Most are telephone surveys – coverage issues due to large cell-phone coverage<br />Inconsistency in data documentation<br />Cost concerns limits number of variables<br />Discrepancies with other data sources (survey and administrative data)<br />
  7. 7. Data Center<br />Online table and chart generator<br />Designed to help health policy analysts build policy-relevant tables of health insurance coverage estimates.<br />Easy to access.<br />Easy to use. <br />Estimates available from three sources<br />CPS, as published by the Census Bureau.<br />CPS, enhanced by SHADAC to account for historical changes in methodology.<br />ACS, as published by the Census Bureau (coming soon).<br />Trended data<br />CPS estimates from survey years 1988 to the present.<br />Easy to export<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Data Center – Available Estimates<br />Health insurance coverage<br />Uninsured, Insured (private, government, and military)<br />Counts, percents, standard error<br />Table options<br />Race/ethnicity<br />Age<br />Poverty<br />Household income<br />Sex<br />Marital status (individual and family)<br />Children in household<br />Work status (individual and family)<br />Education (individual and family)<br />Health status (CPS only)<br />Citizenship (ACS only)<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Data Center - Getting there <br />9<br />Go towww.shadac.org<br />Click on <br />“Data Center”<br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Contact Information<br />Lynn A. Blewett, PhD <br />State Health Access Data Assistance Center <br />University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN<br />www.shadac.org<br />blewe001@umn.edu<br />612-624-4802<br />

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