Status:Closed    Asked:Oct 05, 2016 - 07:45 PM

How can I identify exchange enrollees and subsidy recipients in the IHIS?

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Jeff Bloem


Two variables that may be of interest to you are the EXCHANGE or CHIPXCHG variables. The EXCHANGE variable identifies if a person has a health insurance plan from a state or federal insurance marketplace (i.e. or a state health insurance marketplace. The CHIPXCHG variable is similar but instead pertains to health insurance coverage through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Additionally, the IHIS site has a concordance that can be helpful when tracking down NHIS variables in the IHIS data.


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