What Is the Current Population Survey Telling Us About the Number of Uninsured?
This brief describes the main concerns with the Census Bureau’s CPS health coverage estimates and how analysts have attempted to adjust for problems, and concludes with implications for how the CPS might be enhanced in order to improve the measurement of health insurance coverage.
Issue Paper (.pdf)
also of interest
- Health Insurance Coverage in 2013: Gains in Public Coverage Continue to Offset Loss of Private Insurance
- The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid – An Update
- Where Are States Today? Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility Levels for Adults, Children, and Pregnant Women
- Medicaid Expansion in New Hampshire