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Employer 54.3%
Individual 4.9%
Uninsured 5.8%
Public 35.0%

Ohio At-a-Glance

Average Annual Employer-Sponsored Insurance Premium (2017) $6,247
Employee Contributions to Premiums, Single Coverage (2017) 22.2%
Employees Enrolled in High Deductible Health Plans (2017) 52.0%
Had Usual Source of Medical Care Other than Emergency Department in Past Year (2016) 87.6%
No Trouble Finding Doctor in Past Year (2016) 95.7%
Told that Provider Does Accept Insurance Type in Past Year (2016) 96.3%
Adults Who Forgo Needed Medical Care (2017) 11.3%
People with High Medical Care Cost Burden (2017) 21.9%
Made Changes to Medical Drugs Because of Cost in Past Year (2016) 25.7%
Had General Doctor or Provider Visit in Past Year (2016) 74.6%
Had Visit to Emergency Department in Past Year (2016) 23.9%
Spent the Night in Hospital in Past Year (2016) 9.0%
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New Issue Brief Examines Ohio Strategy to Improve Opioid Prescribing Through Payment Reform

In an effort to improve quality and contain the growing cost of health care, states are increasingly undertaking a shift away from fee-for-service reimbursement models that reward quantity of services and moving toward alternative payment models that reward value. Many of the states leading the way in payment and... Read More

New Data on Drug Overdose Deaths Highlight the Need for State-Level Analysis

In a rare positive sign regarding the national opioid crisis, new provisional data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that the persistent increases in overdose deaths may be slowing, with a possible leveling out or even a small drop in U.S. opioid-related overdose deaths in late... Read More

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

Click on an Ohio 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: Ohio - 16 Districts... Read More

Infographic: First Look at 2015 State Level Uninsurance Rates

The infographic below illustrates the change in point-in-time uninsurance from January through June 2014 to January through June 2015 at the national level and for selected states using early release estimates from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). 

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 Detailed State and County Level Coverage Estimates from SHADAC

Using the new detail level data available from the American Community Survey (ACS), SHADAC has produced state and county level tables and state-level maps on coverage that are available here.  This blog provides an overview of the type of information that is available in the state profiles. Uninsured Rates by... 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.