The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP: Evidence From a Comparison of Matched Records

@inproceedings{Card2004TheMO,
  title={The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP: Evidence From a Comparison of Matched Records},
  author={David Card and Andrew K. G. Hildreth and Lara D. Shore-Sheppard},
  year={2004}
}
This paper studies the accuracy of reported Medicaid coverage in the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) using a unique data set formed by matching SIPP survey responses to administrative records from the State of California. Overall, we estimate that the SIPP underestimates Medicaid coverage in the California population by about 10 percent. The probability that a SIPP respondent who is covered by Medicaid in a given month correctly reports their coverage is around 85 percent. The… CONTINUE READING

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