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Plan 1: Relationship to outside policyholder

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For persons with a private health insurance plan whose policyholder is outside the family roster (usually not in the household), HIP1RELPOLICY indicates the person's relationship to the policyholder.

The NHIS provides data for the first two private insurance plans reported. Individuals with more than two private plans have a "2" reported for the variable HIPRIVGT2.

This variable can be used to monitor the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).


There are no comparability issues for HIP1RELPOLICY.


  • 2011-2013; 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018: Persons with a private insurance plan whose policyholder is outside of the family roster.


  • 2011-2018