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Health Insurance Working Papers

Working papers are intended to make results of Census Bureau research available to others and to encourage discussion on a variety of topics. They have not undergone a review and editorial process generally accorded official Census Bureau publications.

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Working Paper
CPS and ACS Health Insurance Estimates: Consistent Trends 2009-2012
This technical brief demonstrates that changes in health insurance coverage, as measured by ACS and CPS.

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Federal Statistics on Health Insurance Coverage
Purpose is to obtain a measure of health insurance coverage and non-cash benefits to be used with calendar year income to assess economic well-being.

Working Paper
Understanding the New CPS Health Insurance Questions
To compare estimates of health coverage from the redesign of the CPS ASEC to estimates from the status quo method to inform the 2012/2013 break in series.

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Understanding the New CPS Health Insurance Questions
This paper researches changes in the way that the CPS measured Health Insurance coverage.

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Health Statistics Handouts for Health Datapalooza 2014
Handouts about Health Statistics, Disability and Fertility, Health Care Industries, Health Insurance, HIV/AIDS, and Small Area Health Insurance Estimates.

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Non-Premium Medical Expenditures for Families and Children
This paper examines the relationships between health insurance status, medical out-of-pocket expenditures, and other characteristics for all people

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Comparing 2010 SIPP and 2013 CPS Content Test Health Insurance Offer
This brief compares employment-based health insurance offer and take-up rates in the 2013 CPS Content Test to those found in the 2010 SIPP.


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