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Consumer Expenditure Survey
Section 14, Part B - Hospitalization and Health Insurance - Detailed Questions
Section 14, Part B collects detailed information about each health insurance policy that was reported in Part A.
What is the name of the insurance company for this
* Enter name of insurance company, not the insurance agent.
* Do not read to respondent.
Is the insurance company Blue Cross/Blue Shield?
How many household members are/were covered by this policy?
What type of insurance plan is it?
* Do not include Medicare prescription drug plans in Commercial Medicare Supplements.
Medicare prescription drug plans are collected in Part C.
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Under normal circumstances, if you go to a doctor who is not part of your
plan without a referral, will your insurance company pay for the cost?
Is this special purpose insurance plan -
* Specify: [enter text]
Was the policy obtained on an individual or group basis?
Do you or any member of your household pay ANY portion of the premiums for this policy?
Are any premiums paid through payroll deductions?
How much [do you/does your household] currently spend for
this plan [including payroll deductions]?
* Enter dollar amount for premium payments. Select time period in next question.
* Enter time period for premium payments.
- Once a week
- Once every 2 weeks
- Twice a month
- Once a month
- Every 2 months
- Quarterly (every 3 months)
- Once every 4 months
- Twice a year (every 6 months)
- Once a year
What was the total expense paid for this policy since start of
the reference month?
How much was paid this month?
Who pays the policy premiums?
Did you have any other hospitalization or health insurance plans?
End of Section 14B
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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2013