Statehealthfacts.org has recently added new data on Demographics
& the Economy, Health
& SCHIP, Medicare,
and Service Use. In addition, each state's "At-A-Glance"
page (see California, for example) has been updated
to reflect the results of the November 2006 election. You can also view a list
of all recent
& the Economy
•Children by Race/Ethnicity
distribution of children
by race and ethnicity based on Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the
Uninsured (KCMU) and Urban Institute estimates from the Census Bureau's March
2005 and 2006 Current Population Survey is now available for all states and the
•Children by Citizenship Status
distribution of children
by citizenship based on KCMU and Urban Institute estimates from the
Census Bureau's March 2005 and 2006 Current Population Survey is now available
for all states and the nation.
latest unemployment rates for December 2006 have been added and are now
available for all states and the nation.
Coverage & the Uninsured
•Health Insurance Status of Low-Income Children
on health insurance coverage among low-income children living near poverty
(between 100 to 199% of the federal poverty level) are now available for all
states and the nation. Data are from KCMU and Urban Institute estimates based on
the Census Bureau's March 2005 and 2006 Current Population Survey.
•Children’s Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility
data on July 2006 eligibility levels for children’s
Medicaid, children’s separate
in Medicaid, and pregnant
women in Medicaid are now available for all states and the nation.
Data are drawn from a national survey conducted by the Center on Budget and
Policy Priorities for KCMU.
•Children’s Medicaid and SCHIP Enrollment Practices
on Medicaid and SCHIP enrollment
practices for pregnant women and children and renewal
practices as of July 2006 are now available for all states and the
nation. Data are based on a national survey conducted by the Center on Budget
and Policy Priorities for KCMU and include the availability of a joint
application, asset test requirements, face-to-face interview, presumptive
eligibility, and self-declaration of income.
•Monthly Medicaid and SCHIP Enrollment
data from KCMU on current monthly Medicaid
enrollment for June 2005 are now available for all states and the nation. Data
are also available for the percent change in Medicaid
enrollment between June 2004 and June 2005.
latest state and national data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS) on SCHIP spending are now available for Federal Fiscal Year 2006.
Spending data are available by state
share, and total
SCHIP spending data are available for each year since the program's
implementation, from Federal Fiscal Years 1998 through 2006.
•Home and Community Based Services
data on Home and Community Based Waivers from KCMU and The University of
•Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amounts
data from the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service on
of enrollees subject to Medicare Part B Income-Related Monthly
Adjustment Amounts (IRMAA) in 2007 have been added. Data are as of
and Service Use
•Health Care Employment
data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on the number
of healthcare employees have been added for all states and the
nation. Data are as of 2005 and are also available as a percent
of total employment.
from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, provides free, up-to-date, and
easy-to-use health and health policy data on all 50 states. Statehealthfacts.org
has data on more than 500 health topics including Medicaid and SCHIP, Medicare,
health coverage and the uninsured, health costs and budgets, providers and
service use, minority health, women’s health, and HIV/AIDS.
is a Kaiser Family Foundation website.