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)
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