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Marton (2004)

Families offered at least one employer- sponsored coverage

Quantity of insurance consumed (measured by total premium)

Tax price of insurance

–2.18

Gruber and Washington (2005)

Federal employees

Probability of taking the insurance coverage offered by employees

Tax subsidy

–0.02

Study

Population

Demand Measure

Price Variation

Elasticity Estimate

Chernew et al. (1997)

Single low-income employees of small firms (< 25 employees) in seven cities

Probability of taking the insurance coverage offered by employees

Observed employee share of premium regardless of whether taking the offer

–0.07

Blumberg et al. (2001)

Employees in firms of all sizes

Probability of taking the insurance coverage offered by employees

Employee share of premium, (1) directly observed and (2) imputed

(1) –0.04 (2) –0.14 for family candidates

Gruber (2001)

Employees of all firm sizes with health insurance offer and eligibility

Percent of employees covered by employer- provided insurance

Simulated tax price of insurance for individual workers across states and over time

–0.7

Cutler (2002)

Firms of all sizes

Take-up rates among eligible employees

Employee share of premium

–0.09

Royalty and Hagens (2003)

Employees in a large firm

Probability of taking the insurance coverage offered by employees

Hypothetical employee share of premium

–0.005

Bernard and Selden (2003)

Full-time employees in firms of all sizes

Probability of having private coverage

Tax price of insurance

–0.582

TABLE III.B

SUMMARY OF RECENT STUDIES ON THE PRICE ELASTICITY OF DEMAND FOR HEALTH INSURANCE—EMPLOYEE TAKE-UP

Honig and Dushi (2005)

Married employees in dual-earner households

(1) wives (2) husbands

Polsky et al. (2005)

(1) Married and (2) single employees

Probability of taking the insurance coverage offered by employees

Imputed employee share of premium

Odds of declining employer-offered coverage and remaining uninsured

Imputed employee share of premium

  • (1)

    –0.19

  • (2)

    –0.08

1.035

(1) odds ratio=

1.023 (2) odds ratio=

16

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