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Has prepaid plan coverage for surgical bills

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For persons covered by a private insurance plan, SURGPREP reports if the person had a prepaid group plan.

Insurance included all types of plans, including plans which paid extra cash in the event of hospitalization, but excluding plans which paid only for accidents.

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  • 1974, 1976: All persons covered by a health insurance plan (excluding Medicare or plans that pay only for accidents) which pays any part of a hospital bill or doctor or sugeon's bill


  • 1974, 1976