National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging

Survey of Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan (FEHBP) Members, 1994: [United States] (ICPSR 6458)

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Summary:

These data provide information on individual health plans that are available to federal employees and retirees, with the objective of measuring enrollees' opinions of and satisfaction with their medical care and health plans. Participation in the survey was voluntary, with a random sample of individuals drawn from the population of participating insurance plans with 300 or more FEHBP enrollees. Results were reported on a total of 265 health plans. Respondents (and/or family members) who had used medical services during the past 12 months were asked for their opinions on the care that they received. Part 1, HMO Plan, contains data from respondents covered under a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) plan, who were asked to rate access to care, quality of care from doctors and medical professionals, choice of primary care doctors available through the plan, range of services covered, information provided by the plan, customer service, simplicity of paperwork, and costs. In Part 2, Fee-for-Service Plan, the questions are similar to those asked in the HMO questionnaire and also include data on claims processing and preferred provider networks. Demographic information includes age, sex, education, income, and family size.

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.

Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  HMO Plan - Download All Files (5.3 MB)
Data:
DS2:  Fee-for-Service Plan - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
Data:

Study Description

Citation

Krughoff, Robert M., and Paul Kallaur. SURVEY OF FEDERAL EMPLOYEES HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN (FEHBP) MEMBERS, 1994: [UNITED STATES]. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: Center for the Study of Services [producer], 1994. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06458.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   employee benefits, government employees, health care, health insurance, Health Maintenance Organizations, health services utilization

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1994

Date of Collection:  

  • 1994-06--1994-08

Universe:   All federal employees who are United States residents currently enrolled in a health benefits plan.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Users are advised that a full technical report with tables and appendices is available from the Center for the Study of Services, 733 15th Street NW, Suite 820, Washington, DC 20005.

Methodology

Sample:   A random sample was drawn from the list of enrollees provided by each plan.

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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