January 25 , 2007

 

 

Data Update

Statehealthfacts.org has recently added new data on Demographics & the Economy, Health Coverage, Medicaid & SCHIP, Medicare, and Providers 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 updates.

Demographics & the Economy

Children by Race/Ethnicity

The 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 nation.

Children by Citizenship Status

The 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.

Unemployment Rate

The latest unemployment rates for December 2006 have been added and are now available for all states and the nation.

Health Coverage & the Uninsured

Health Insurance Status of Low-Income Children

Data 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.

Medicaid & SCHIP

Children’s Medicaid and SCHIP Eligibility

Updated data on July 2006 eligibility levels for children’s Medicaid, children’s separate SCHIP, parents 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

Data 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

Updated data from KCMU on current monthly Medicaid and SCHIP enrollment for June 2005 are now available for all states and the nation. Data are also available for the percent change in Medicaid and SCHIP enrollment between June 2004 and June 2005.

SCHIP Spending

The 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, federal share, and total expenditures. Federal 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

Updated data on Home and Community Based Waivers from KCMU and The University of California at San Francisco 's (UCSF) analysis of CMS Form 372 data are now available for all states and the nation. These 2003 data include HCBS participants, expenditures, and waiting lists (data as of 2005). Data are also available for Home Health participants and expenditures as well as Personal Care Services participants and expenditures.

Medicare

Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amounts (IRMAA)

New data from the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service on the number of enrollees subject to Medicare Part B Income-Related Monthly Adjustment Amounts (IRMAA) in 2007 have been added. Data are as of November 16, 2006 and are available for all states and the nation.

Providers and Service Use

Health Care Employment

Updated 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.

 

Statehealthfacts.org, 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.

Statehealthfacts.org is a Kaiser Family Foundation website.