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Table 20. Standard errors for outpatient prescription drug benefits: Generic drug limits,(1) private industry workers, 2018
Characteristics Copayment Median copayment per prescription Coinsurance Median coinsurance per prescription Coinsurance exists and a minimum or maximum dollar amount applies Combination of copayment and coinsurance or another limit No cost per fill or refill Not determinable

Worker characteristics

All workers

1.8 0 1.5 0 1.0 - 1.0 -

Management, professional, and related

2.5 0 2.1 0 1.4 - 1.0 -

Management, business, and financial

3.0 0 3.1 0 1.9 - 0.9 -

Professional and related

3.4 0 2.7 6 1.7 - 1.6 -

Sales and office

2.3 0 2.2 0 1.3 0.2 0.9 0.6

Sales and related

2.4 0 2.8 0 1.8 - - 0.3

Office and administrative support

2.9 0 2.6 0 1.6 - 0.9 -

Full time

1.8 0 1.5 0 0.9 - 0.6 -

Part time

7.8 1 4.6 0 3.7 - - 0.2

Establishment characteristics

Service-providing industries

2.3 0 1.8 0 1.2 - 1.3 -

Trade, transportation, and utilities

2.5 0 2.7 0 2.3 - - 0.4

Information

5.2 0 4.8 0 - - - 0.0

Financial activities

3.9 0 3.7 0 1.6 - 0.5 1.7

Education and health services

5.8 0 1.8 0 - - - 1.0

Educational services

3.6 0 1.3 9 0.6 - 3.7 -

Health care and social assistance

6.7 0 2.1 0 - - - 1.1

Geographic areas

Northeast

5.3 0 3.7 0 2.5 - - 0.4

New England

6.6 0 - - - - - 0.1

Middle Atlantic

7.4 0 4.8 0 3.0 - - 0.6

South

2.1 0 2.0 0 1.8 - 1.4 -

South Atlantic

2.7 0 2.5 0 2.4 - - 0.9

West South Central

4.4 0 3.8 0 2.9 - - 0.1

Midwest

2.4 0 1.8 0 1.3 - 0.8 -

East North Central

3.3 0 2.5 0 1.6 0.3 - -

West North Central

2.6 0 2.1 0 - - - 0.1

West: Mountain

6.1 0 5.2 0 1.8 - - 0.7

Footnotes:
(1) Outpatient prescription drug benefits include both stand-alone drug plans and prescription drug benefits included as part of a medical plan.

Note: Dashes indicate that no data were reported or that data do not meet publication criteria. For definitions of major plans, key provisions, and related terms, see the "Glossary of Employee Benefit Terms" at www.bls.gov/ncs/ebs/detailedprovisions/2018/ownership/private/glossary.htm.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Compensation Survey.

 

Last Modified Date: April 18, 2019