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Do Health Plan Enrollees have Enough Money to Pay Cost Sharing?

Issue Brief
  1.   The survey asks whether anyone in the household has health insurance and if so, what types of insurance people have.  The survey also ascertains whether everyone in the household is covered by the same type of health insurance, whether everyone is uninsured, and who in the household is uninsured.

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  2. Jacobs, Paul, and Gary Claxton. "Comparing the Assets of Uninsured Households to Cost Sharing Under High-Deductible Health Plans." Health Affairs 27.3 (2008): W214-221. Web. 14 Jan. 2013. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/27/3/w214.full.pdf html.  and Gary Claxton, Matthew Rae and Nirmita Panchal.  “Consumer Assets and Consumer Assets and Patient Cost Sharing”  Kaiser Family Foundation.  March 11 2015. http://kff.org/health-costs/issue-brief/consumer-assets-and-patient-cost-sharing/

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  3. Bricker , Jesse; Dettling, Lisa; Henriques , Alice;  Hsu , Joanne; Jacobs, Lindsay; Moore, Kevin; Pack, Sarah; Sabelhaus, John; Thompson, Jeff and Windle, Richard.  “Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2013 to 2016: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances.”  Federal Reserve Bulletin, vol. 103 (September 2017),.

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  4. Kennickell, Arthur B. “Wealth Measurement in the Survey of Consumer Finances: Methodology and Directions for Future Research”.   May 2000. Web. 26 Oct. 2017. http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/scf/files/measurement.pdf

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  5. “Codebook for the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances.”  Division of Research and Statistics Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Web. 26 Oct. 2017 https://www.federalreserve.gov/econres/files/codebk2016.txt

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