The Office of Financial Management conducts analysis of the health care system including workforce, utilization and coverage to inform health policy development.
- County Medicare Variation Is Updated to Include 2014 Data – May 2016
- Medicaid Growth Under the ACA: A Game-Changer in Reducing Washington's Uninsured in 2014 - Apr. 2016
- County Health Coverage in Washington State, 2014 - Apr. 2016
- Life Expectancy and Mortality Rates by State Legislative Districts 2012-14, Variations in - Feb. 2016
- Uninsured Rate Changes in Washington State's Population Groups: 2013-14 - Nov. 2015
- First Year Impact of ACA on Washington State's Health Coverage - Sept. 2015
- New Estimates of the Uninsured - June 2015
- Washington State MONAHRQ Factsheet No. 3 - “Cesarean Delivery Rates Vary Among Racial/Ethnic Groups in Washington and U.S.” - Apr. 2015
- Washington State MONAHRQ Factsheet No. 2 - "Declining Hospital Stays with Laminectomy as Primary Procedure Were Accompanied by Increasing Cost in 2010-2012" - Feb. 2015
- Percent Uninsured by County: 2013 and 2014 - Jan. 2015
- New Washington State MONAHRQ: Hospital Utilization, Quality, and Avoidable Stays - 2010-2012 - Jan. 2015
- Washington State MONAHRQ Factsheet No. 1 - "Six-Fold Difference in High and Low County Rates of Potentially Avoidable Hospital Stays for Chronic Conditions in 2012" - Jan. 2015
- A Report on Observation Unit Stays in Washington State
- Health Care Price Transparency
Health Care Price Transparency
Access to information regarding the Health Care Price Transparency Project.
Health Care Workforce
Available research on the current health care workforce.
Publications, tools, and data that describe the insurance status of Washingtonians, primary sources of insurance, the affordability of health insurance, and common options being considered locally and nationally for increasing access to insurance by individuals and their families.
Health Care Utilization and Quality
Analyses, reports, and on-line tools that describe patterns of health care utilization in various settings, such as inpatient care, emergency care, outpatient care, primary care, specialty care, and mental health care.
Washington state health planning initiatives.
Data available for understanding key access, cost, and quality components of Washington's health care system. Some data sources allow comparison to other states. Primary data sources currently include local and national surveys and data gathering on population characteristics, employers, health services delivery, health expenditures, and health status.
Links to common national health policy and research organizations, and state and federal agencies whose missions revolve around health policy.
Last updated: April 7, 2015