Cover: Trends in Missing Race and Ethnicity Information After Imputation in HealthCare.gov Marketplace Enrollment Data, 2015–2021

Trends in Missing Race and Ethnicity Information After Imputation in HealthCare.gov Marketplace Enrollment Data, 2015–2021

Published in: JAMA Network Open, Volume 5, No. 6, e2216715 (June 2022). doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.16715

Posted on rand.org Jun 24, 2022

by D. Keith Branham, Kenneth Finegold, Lucy Chen, Melony E. Sorbero, Roald Euller, Marc N. Elliott, Benjamin D. Sommers

Demographic characteristics of Marketplace enrollees can inform health equity policy and research. However, more than 30% of HealthCare.gov enrollees do not report race and ethnicity. This cross-sectional study uses imputation to describe HealthCare.gov enrollment data and assess patterns of missing enrollee race and ethnicity.

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