The report serves as important context for understanding the effects that the Affordable Care Act will have on employer coverage. The researchers say that it will be important to keep in mind that other factors such as the economy also affect employer coverage and that these need to be considered in analyzing the Affordable Care Act’s impacts.
About the Grantee
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is an independent health policy research center located at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. SHADAC is a resource for helping states collect and use data for health policy, with a particular focus on monitoring rates of health insurance coverage and understanding factors associated with insurance. SHADAC is primarily funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.