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HPEMM
Monthly private employer or union group health insurance coverage (is policy-holder)

Description

[ PRELIMINARY VARIABLE: Variable description may change once we confirm the universe and assess the comparability of this variable over time. ]

For all persons, HPEMM is a set of monthly health insurance variables indicating whether they are the policyholder on a private group health insurance plan obtained through an employer or union in a given month. By adding HPEMM to your data cart, you are in effect adding 12 monthly health insurance coverage variables (HPEJA-HPEDE), one variable for each calendar month.

Monthly Health Insurance Coverage Variables 

  • HPEJA: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in January
  • HPEFE: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in February
  • HPEMA: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in March
  • HPEAP: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in April
  • HPEMY: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in May
  • HPEJU: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in June
  • HPEJL: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in July
  • HPEAU: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in August
  • HPESE: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in September
  • HPEOC: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in October
  • HPENO: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in November
  • HPEDE: Covered by private employer/union group insurance (is policy-holder) in December

Codes

This is a 1-digit numeric variable.

Comparability

The comparability of this variable over time has not yet been assessed.

Universe

The universe for this variable has not yet been confirmed.

Availability

  • 1996-2017

Weights

Flags

This variable has no flags.