Insurance & Health Care Utilization

Health Care Utilization   

Topic Variables HRS MHAS SHARE KLoSA JSTAR CRELES TILDA CHARLS
Hospital stay any stay w1-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w6 w1 - w3 w1 - w5 - w1-w2, w4
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y) 12m 12m w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
12m 12m 12m
# stays w1-w13 - w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w4 w1 - w3 - w1 - w2 w1-w2, w4
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3 - w13 (2y) 12m w1 & w5 (12m),
w2-w6 (2yr)
12m 12m 12m
# nights w1-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w6 w1 - w3 w1 - w5 w1 - w2 w1-w2, w4
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y) 12m 12m w1 (last episode), w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
12m 12m 12m last episode
Nursing home stay any stay w1-w13 - w1-w2, w4-w7 - - w2 -w3 w1 - w2 -
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3 -w13 (2y) 12m 12m, in exit interview 12m, w2 asks how many weeks
# stays w1-w13 - w1-w2, w4 - - - w1 - w2 -
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y) 12m 12m, w2 asks how many weeks
# of nights w1-w13 - w1-w2, w4-w7 - - - - -
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y) 12m (asked in # of weeks)
Doctor visit any visit w1-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w6 w1 - w3 w1 - w5 w1-w2 w1-w2, w4
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y) 12m 12m w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6(2yr)
12m 3m, medical visit 12m 1m
# visit w1-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w6 w1 - w3 w1 - w5 w1-w2 w1-w2, w4
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y) 12m 12m w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
12m 3m, medical visit 12m,w2 values grouped into 4 differentcategories 1m
Traditional doctor visit any visit - w1 - w3 - w1-w6 - - - w1-w2, w4
12m (surveyed for cuarandero and homeopath) w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)(oriental doctor)
1m (oriental doctor)
# visit - w1 - w3 - w1-w6 - - - w1-w2, w4
12m (surveyed for cuarandero and homeopath) w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)(oriental doctor)
1m (oriental doctor)
Home health care any w1-w13   w1-w2, w5-w7 w1-w6 - w1 - w5 w1-w2 -
HRS1, AHD1 (12m) HRS2, w3-w13 (2y)   12m (also ask if receive care from private provider in w1-w2) w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
12m 12m
Regular use of prescription drugs any w3-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w6 - - - -
since last interview or last 2y 12m (itemized) 1 wk w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
Dental visit any visit w2-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w5-w7 w1-w6 w1 - w3 - w1-w2 w2, w4
AHD1(12m) AHD2- HRS3- (since last interview or last 2y) 12m 12m w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
12m 12m 12m
# visit - w1 - w3 - w1-w6 w1 - w3 - - w2, w4
12m w1 & w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
12m 12m
Specific health facility (e.g. rehab program, adult center and etc.) any w2-w13 - - - - w1 - w5 w1-w2 -
AHD1(12m) AHD2- HRS3- (since last interview or last 2y) 3m state service in last 12m
Medical expenditures household oop med exp w2-w13 w1 - w3 w1-w2, w5-w7 w2-w6 - w1 - w5 w1-w2 w1-w2, w4
aggregate,
AHD1(12m), AHD2- HRS3- (since last interview or last 2y)
itemized, w1
aggregate, w2 & w3
itemized aggregate,
w5 (12m),
w2 - w6 (2yr)
itemized(itemized only between stay, visit, diagnosis, and others) itemized itemized
household total med exp w1-w13 - - - - - - -
aggregate,
HRS1, AHD1(12m) AHD2- HRS2- (since last interview or last 2y)
* ELSA doesn’t ask any health utilization questions

Insurance   

Topic Variables HRS MHAS ELSA SHARE KLoSA JSTAR CRELES TILDA CHARLS
Health insurance covered by government plan w1-w13 w1-w3 - w1 w1-w6   w1-w5 w1-w2 w1-w2, w4
- - -     only surveyed w2-w5 for spouse - -
covered by private plan w2-w13 w1-w3 w1-w8 - w1-w6 w1-w3 w1, w4-w5 w1-w2 w1-w2, w4
Not surveyed in AHD1 - -   - only respondents answered the question not spouse - -
source of the private insurance w1-w13 w1-w3 w1-w8 - - - - w1-w2 w1-w2, w4
Not surveyed in AHD1 - - - -
covered by other plans w1-w13 w1-w3 - w1 - - - - w1 - w2, w4
number of health insurance plans w1-w13 w1-w3 - - w1-w6 - - - w1-w2, w4
Not surveyed in AHD1 asked if they have each types of insurance plan - (asked whether insured by each plan)
Insurance premium premium amnt w2-w13 - - - w1-w6 - - - w1-w2, w4
Not asked in HRS2 - -
Other insurance has long term care ins w1-w13 - - w1 w5-w6 - - - -
Not surveyed in HRS2 - reason used for long term care insurance
has life insurance w1-w13 w1-w3 w1-w8 w1-w2, w4-w7 w1-w6 - - - w2, w4
Eligibility eligible for long term care insurance service - - - - - w1-w3 - - -