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Presentation by Lynn Blewett given during the NASHP Maximizing Enrollment for Children Webinar, Jan 21 2010.

Presentation by Lynn Blewett given during the NASHP Maximizing Enrollment for Children Webinar, Jan 21 2010.

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