A Technical Overview of the Collection of Health Expenditures and Insurance (CHEI) Data

Monday, December 2, 2019

Economics Working Paper 19115

Abstract: This documentation provides an overview of the Collection of Health Expenditures and Insurance (CHEI) data. The CHEI is composed of annual microdata projections derived from recent federal surveys. The data allow for projections of US health insurance enrollment, health expenditures, eligibility for federal health subsidies, tax expenditures for employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI), and several other health-related data. This technical overview provides a description of the data sources and a description of the major imputations and calculations used to construct the datasets.

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