Massachusetts Health Reform Survey, 2012 (ICPSR 35061)
This study contains data from the sixth round of the Massachusetts Health Reform Survey (MHRS), a survey designed to track the impact of Massachusetts health care reform legislation passed in 2006. Topics covered by the survey include health status, access to health care, health care utilization, health insurance coverage, health insurance premiums, out-of-pocket health care costs, medical debt, and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. The survey also questioned the respondents about the burden of their health care spending, asked them to rate various aspects of their health insurance coverage, and asked how confident they felt they would be able to keep their current coverage in the coming year.
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Long, Sharon. Massachusetts Health Reform Survey, 2012. ICPSR35061-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-06-30. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35061.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35061.v1
This study was funded by:
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (70219)
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: Massachusetts
For more information about the survey methodology see:
Sharon K. Long, Tim Triplett, and David Dutwin. The Massachusetts Health Reform Survey. The Urban Institute. January 2012.
David Dutwin, Susan Sherr, Sharon K. Long, and Tim Triplett. The Massachusetts Health Reform Survey: Methodology Report for 2006 to 2012. March 2014.
Sample: Households were selected using stratified random sampling of landline telephones and random sampling of cell phones. One respondent was randomly selected from each eligible household. Low and moderate income adults were oversampled.
Original ICPSR Release: 2014-06-30
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