2022 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report
Provides a comprehensive summary and data analysis of healthcare quality and access in the U.S. Addresses access to healthcare, patient safety, person-centered care, care coordination, effective treatment, healthy living, and care affordability. Includes a discussion of rural hospital closures and the impact on the distance required to access selected healthcare services.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality view details
Geographic Variation in Health Insurance Coverage: United States, 2021
Reports on rates of people who had private health insurance, public insurance, and who were uninsured according to the 2021 National Health Interview Survey. Presents coverage rates by urbanization level for adults aged 18-64 and for children aged 0-17.
Author(s): Emily P. Terlizzi, Robin A. Cohen Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Statistics view details
An Insurance Profile of Rural America: Chartbook
Provides information on the health insurance status of rural Americans under the age of 65. Describes trends in sources of health insurance coverage, insurance market dynamics in rural communities, and trends in out-of-pocket expenditures. Compares metro and non-metro data on insurance coverage by region and sociodemographic characteristics; the relationship of health status to insurance coverage; affordability; trends in Marketplace and Medicare Advantage coverage offerings at the county level; and more.
Author(s): Timothy McBride, Abigail Barker, Emily Hernandez, et al. Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
Health Care Access Among Self-Employed Workers in Nonmetropolitan Counties
Webinar recording highlighting a May 2022 report that examines access to healthcare for self-employed workers, their families, and their households in rural areas. Utilizes 2014-2020 data to discuss health insurance coverage and affordability, availability of healthcare services, and changes in work, income, health status, and healthcare access.
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Dobis, Jessica E. Todd Date: 10/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development view details
The Most Rural Counties Have the Fewest Health Care Services Available
Examines healthcare resources in metropolitan, micropolitan, and noncore areas, with information on availability of healthcare facilities, bed-to-population ratios, provider-to-population ratios, and health professional shortage areas.
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Dobis, Jessica E. Todd Citation: Amber Waves Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service view details
Medicaid and CHIP Continuous Enrollment Unwinding: A Communications Toolkit
Provides key messages, sample articles, social media products, and other materials states and other Medicaid stakeholders can use to communicate as health insurance coverage that was maintained during the public health emergency through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) expires.
Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details
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