Just Released: Massachusetts Health Reform Survey, 2018 (ICPSR 37411).

In April 2006, Massachusetts passed a comprehensive health care reform billentitled An Act Providing Access To Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care(Chapter 58 of the Acts of 2006), that sought to move the state to nearuniversal coverage. In order to track the impacts of Chapter 58, the Blue CrossBlue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation began funding an annual telephone surveyof nonelderly adults in the Commonwealth in fall 2006, just prior to theimplementation of key elements of the law. That survey, called the MassachusettsHealth Reform Survey (MHRS), was fielded in the fall of 2006-2010, 2012, 2013,2015, and 2018. This data collection comprises data from the 2018 round of the MassachusettsHealth Reform Survey (MHRS).Topics covered by the survey include health insurance status; specific types ofhealth insurance coverage held by the survey respondents; insurance premiums andcovered services for those with insurance; access to and use of health care;out-of-pocket health care costs and medical debt; health and disability status;mental health and substance use disorders.Demographic variables include income, race, and employment status.

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Dec 23, 2019

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