Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fast Stats.
This website provides state-level data on a number of public health indicators, including birth rates, mortality rates, and health behaviors and risk factors.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP programs, and has numerous data sources on each of these programs. In particular, CMS tracks state-level Medicaid enrollment, spending, and service delivery through the MSIS database.
The Commonwealth Fund, State Data Center, 2011. This site providers a map with state-specific rankings with regards to health indicators and services, allows for comparison of states and changes in state performances over time.
Health Resources and Services Administration, Geospatial Data Warehouse.
This site provides a single point of access to HRSA programmatic information, related health
resources, and demographic data for reporting on HRSA activities. State-level data and maps on a variety of health services indicators, such as workforce shortages, medically underserved areas, and access to federally qualified health centers, are available.
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, The Uninsured: A Primer, December 2010
This primer, updated with 2009 data, reviews the basic profile of the uninsured population, and details coverage rates for adults and children by state.
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Medicaid Benefits Database, October 2008.
This site contains Medicaid Benefits survey data from 2003-2008 with information about benefits covered, limits, co-payments and reimbursement methodologies for the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Territories.
Kaiser Family Foundation, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, AIDS Treatment Data Network, National ADAP Monitoring Project, Annual Report, April 2009.
The National ADAP Monitoring Report, 2009, the eleventh in an annual series, provides the latest data on state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAPs), which provide HIV/AIDS-related prescription drugs to uninsured and underinsured individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
Kaiser Family Foundation, State Coverage Initiatives for Children, July 2009.
This resource summarizes state efforts to expand Medicaid and SCHIP coverage to more uninsured children.
Kaiser Family Foundation, States Moving Toward Comprehensive Health Care Reform, July 2009.
This interactive resource is updated frequently with the status and summaries of states’ health care reform initiatives.
Kaiser Family Foundation, Health Reform Source: The States.
This resource contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy relevant to health reform, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.
Kaisernetwork.org, Health Poll Search: Federalism and State Health Policy.
Health Poll Search is a searchable archive of public opinion questions on health issues that allows users to know what Americans think about health issues, as well as what Americans have thought about health issues over time.
National Academy for State Health Policy, CHIPCentral.
This website serves as a portal for information on SCHIP policy and implementation. Major topics include SCHIP Program Design, Outreach, Enrollment, and Retention, Access to and Quality of Care, Federal and State Financing, and Program Evaluation.
National Association of State Budget Officers, 2009 State Expenditure Report, December 2009.
This annual study reports state expenditures from actual fiscal years, and estimates for the prior fiscal year 2008 in a variety of sectors, including health programs.
National Women’s Law Center, Making the Grade on Women’s Health: A National and State-by-State Report Card, 2010.
This bi-annual analysis of state policies and state ranking evaluates 34 health status indicators and 63 health policy indicators, and assesses state-by-state progress in reaching key benchmarks related to the status of women's health. The Report Card also provides an important overview of key disparities in the health of women based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, and other facts.
Office of Women’s Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Quick Health Data Online.
National, regional, state and county data are available by gender, race, ethnicity, and age. Statistics are available on demographics, mortality, access to care, infections and chronic disease, reproductive health, maternal health, mental health, violence and abuse, and prevention. Allows users to search and create custom tables, graphs, and maps.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, State Coverage Initiatives.
This website provides information about health insurance coverage at the state level, including information about various strategies used to expand health insurance coverage by state. It offers links to various research tools, state reports, publications and grant opportunities.
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Hoping for Economic Recover, Preparing for Health Reform: A Look at Medicaid Spending Coverage and Policy Trends—Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2010 and 2011, August 2010.
This annual survey describes state budget conditions and Medicaid cost containment actions and highlights state Medicaid spending levels and states’ implementation of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit.
Smith, V. , D. Rousseau, C. Marks, et al, for the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, SCHIP Enrollment: December 2009 Data Snapshot, March 2011.
This report provides the latest data on SCHIP enrollment through December 2009, based on survey responses and data provided by SCHIP directors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Last updated: June 2011 by E. Cullen