Codes and Frequencies
For persons whose second reported private insurance plan is paid for by the employer or union (HIP2EMP ==2), HIP2EMPAYPRM reports how much the employer or union pays for the premium for the second plan.
Private health insurance is any type of is any type of health insurance, including Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), other than Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP (State Children's Health Insurance Program), Military Health Care, Indian Health Service, a State-sponsored health plan, some other government program and single service plans.
Private insurance plans may be provided in part or full by the person's employer or union or may be purchased directly by an individual.
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.
- 2011-2013; 2014: Persons who had a private health insurance plan paid for by employer or union and who knew the employer's premium contribution.
- 2011-2014 : PERWEIGHT