We provide numerous resources to help analysts conduct research and understand the results, including:
Sharing information and expertise among states
Providing opportunities for state analysts to interact with federal survey research and design experts
Helping policymakers understand the unique characteristics of the uninsured and imagine state programs and interventions that will increase access to care
Providing assistance to states using SHADAC's Coordinated State Coverage Survey (CSCS), a survey tool for estimating health insurance coverage rates at the state level
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.