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SIPP Health Insurance Variables

Variable Variable Definition
ACDBEGMO Allocation Flag: In what month did … become covered by Medicaid?
ACDBEGYR Allocation Flag: In what year did … become covered by Medicaid?
ACDMTH Allocation Flag: Medicaid coverage in this month
ACRMTH Allocation Flag: Medicare coverage in this month
AHEMPLY Allocation Flag: Source of (private) health insurance
AHIALLCV Allocation Flag: Has … always been covered by health insurance?
AHICOST Allocation Flag: Employer/union paid all, part, or none of health insurance premium
AHICVMTH Allocation Flag: In what month was … last covered by health insurance?
AHICVYR Allocation Flag: In what year was … last covered by health insurance?  (top coded)
AHIEVRCV Allocation Flag: Has … ever been covered by health insurance?
AHIMTH Allocation Flag: Private health insurance coverage in this month
AHINOMTH Allocation Flag: In what month was … last not covered by health insurance?
AHINOYR Allocation Flag: In what year was … last not covered by health insurance? (top coded)
AHIOLDKD Allocation Flag: Health insurance coverage of older child (20+) ouside the household
AHIOTHER Allocation Flag: Health insurance coverage of nonhousehold members
AHIOTHR Allocation Flag: Health insurance coverage of other person(s) outside the household
AHIOWNER Allocation Flag: Coverage by own plan, someone else's, both, or neither
AHIRSN Allocation Flag: Reason(s) not covered by health insurance
AHISPSE Allocation Flag: Health insurance coverage of spouse outside the household
AHIYNGKD Allocation Flag: Health insurance coverage of younger child (under 20) ouside the household
AMCOCOV Allocation Flag: Type of public health insurance received (< 20 years old)
ECDBEGMO In what month did … become covered by Medicaid?
ECDMTH Medicaid coverage in this month
ECDUNT(1-3) Medicaid coverage unit this person belonged to in this month of the reference period.
ECRMTH Medicare coverage in this month
EHEMPLY Source of health insurance
EHIALLCV Has … always been covered by health insurance?
EHICOST Employer/union paid all, part, or none of health insurance premium
EHICVMTH In what month was … last covered by health insurance?
EHIEVRCV Has … ever been covered by health insurance?
EHIMTH Private health insurance coverage in this month
EHINOMTH In what month was … last not covered by health insurance?
EHIOLDKD Health insurance coverage of older child (20+) ouside the household
EHIOTHER Health insurance coverage of nonhousehold members
EHIOTHR Health insurance coverage of other person(s) outside the household
EHIOWNER Coverage by own plan, someone else's, both, or neither
EHIRSN(1-12) Reason(s) not covered by health insurance
EHISPSE Health insurance coverage of spouse outside the household
EHIUNT(1-3) Health insurance coverage unit for this month
EHIYNGKD Health insurance coverage of younger child (under 20) ouside the household
EMCOCOV Type of public health insurance received (< 20 years old)
ENONHH Covered by plan owned by person outside household
RCHAMPM Military related health care coverage in this month
RMEDCODE Type of monthly Medicare coverage
RPRVHI Recode for type of health care/insurance (1st type)
RPRVHI2 Recode for type of health care/insurance (2nd type)
TCDBEGYR In what year did … become covered by Medicaid?  (top coded)
THICVYR In what year was … last covered by health insurance?  (top coded)
THINOYR In what year was … last not covered by health insurance?  (top coded)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Health Insurance |  Last Revised: September 12, 2012