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National Medical Care Expenditure Survey, 1977: Health Insurance/Employer Survey, Benefit Data for the Privately Insured Population Under Age 65

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data, and survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • National Medical Expenditure Survey Series
Publication Date
1989-05-04
Language
English
Free Keywords
employee benefits; health care costs; health care services; health expenditures; health insurance; health services utilization; insurance coverage; medical care; payment methods; private health insurance
Description
  • Abstract

    The purpose of the NATIONAL MEDICAL CARE EXPENDITURE SURVEY was to assess the cost and extent of health insurance coverage in the United States. This data collection, in particular, provides data on the coverage and benefits available through private health insurance companies. Data were collected through a survey of individuals in households and then verified through a survey of private health insurance companies and employers of the individuals. Types of information collected in the study include service coverage, deductibles, benefit reimbursement provisions, and benefit limitations.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Dataset
    • DS2: User's Guide
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-01-01 / 1977-12-31
    Time period: 1977-01-01--1977-12-31
  • 1977-01 / 1979-08
    Collection date: 1977-01--1979-08
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Civilian, noninstitutionalized individuals under the age of 65 who have private health insurance.
Sampling
Four-stage national area probability random sampling.
Collection Mode
  • Other data files from the NATIONAL MEDICAL CARE EXPENDITURE SURVEY, 1977 have been released by the ICPSR for public use. These include National Medical Care Expenditure Survey, 1977 (ICPSR 8325) and National Medical Care Expenditure Survey, 1977: Health Insurance/Employer Survey Data (ICPSR 8627). Information regarding private health insurance premiums of the U.S. population as a whole can be found in part one of ICPSR 8627.

Availability
Delivery
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9076 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09076.v1
Publications
  • (author unknown). National Health Care Expenditures Study, 1981-1985 Data Preview. National Center for Health Services Research.Hyattsville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment. 1985.
  • Bonham, G.S., Corder, L.S.. National Medical Care Expenditure Survey. Household Interview Instruments and Procedures Series.83-2001, Washington, DC: United States Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics. 1983.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment (1989): National Medical Care Expenditure Survey, 1977: Health Insurance/Employer Survey, Benefit Data for the Privately Insured Population Under Age 65. Archival Version. National Medical Expenditure Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09076