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Morning Consult

Federal Workers Poll #141103:
November 2014

Crosstabulation Results

Methodology:
This poll was conducted from November 1-13, 2014, among a sample of 500 current or retired federal
workers who receive health insurance through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program. Results from the full survey have a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.

1

1: Are you or is anyone in your household a current or retired federal employee, including the U.S. Postal Service?

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Yes, current
79
93
75
100
0
80
77
50
80
78
92
89
60
83
95
78
76
87
76
73
85
75
91
85
77
83
73
82
76
96
92

2

Yes, retired
21
7
25
0
100
20
23
50
20
22
8
11
40
17
5
22
24
13
24
27
15
25
9
15
23
17
27
18
24
4
8

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

2: Who in the household is the current or retired federal employee?

I am
All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

My spouse /
significant other
11
3
13
10
14
6
22
100
7
17
13
14
7
0
5
10
12
13
12
14
9
13
7
13
10
14
13
11
10
12
8

84
94
82
86
80
89
74
0
90
77
80
80
91
83
93
80
85
81
83
80
87
82
90
75
86
83
84
84
86
83
88

3

Someone else
5
3
5
4
6
5
4
0
3
6
7
6
2
17
2
10
4
6
4
7
4
5
3
11
4
3
3
5
4
4
4

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

3: Do you currently receive your health insurance through the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program?

Yes
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100
100

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

4

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

4: Please indicate your role when it comes to making decisions about your familys health insurance coverage. (Among
respondents who receive health benefits through FEHB)

I make the
decisions alone

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

69
43
77
70
66
100
0
0
69
70
82
69
59
33
88
78
66
67
71
73
67
70
84
85
63
69
65
75
65
71
72

5

I share the
decisions with
someone else in
my household
30
57
23
30
33
0
100
0
30
30
17
31
40
67
12
22
34
33
29
26
33
29
16
15
37
31
34
25
35
25
28

Someone else
primarily makes
the decisions in
my household
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
100
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
4
0

N

500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

5: Overall, how satisfied are you with your health care coverage under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB)
program?

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Extremely
satisfied
39
22
44
40
37
44
28
0
40
39
52
37
30
50
69
43
37
27
42
36
38
40
40
52
36
37
38
50
34
21
32

Very
satisfied
45
54
42
47
38
42
52
50
44
46
40
51
45
17
24
42
47
56
43
49
46
42
51
39
44
49
46
41
48
50
52

6

Somewhat
satisfied
14
23
12
12
24
12
19
0
14
14
8
9
23
33
7
10
15
17
15
12
14
16
7
8
18
14
14
9
16
25
12

Not very
satisfied
1
0
2
1
2
1
1
50
1
1
1
3
1
0
0
3
1
0
1
3
1
1
1
0
2
0
2
0
2
4
4

Not at all
satisfied
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

6: How satisfied are you with the number of health plan choices you are offered in the FEHB program?

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Extremely
satisfied
34
23
36
35
30
37
26
0
33
34
41
38
25
17
50
40
32
27
36
34
32
35
33
36
34
34
32
39
31
29
28

Very
satisfied
46
46
47
47
43
48
44
0
46
48
47
49
45
50
40
42
48
46
39
47
49
48
51
56
45
31
46
45
47
50
56

7

Somewhat
satisfied
17
27
15
16
22
13
25
100
19
15
10
11
27
17
10
12
18
23
21
18
17
14
15
8
18
31
18
14
19
17
12

Not very
satisfied
3
4
2
2
5
2
5
0
2
3
2
2
3
17
0
5
2
4
4
1
2
3
1
0
3
3
3
2
3
4
4

Not at all
satisfied
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

7: How satisfied are you with the overall value of your health plan in the FEHB program?

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Extremely
satisfied
32
19
35
33
26
37
20
50
32
31
42
31
24
17
64
42
27
25
36
31
30
32
31
46
30
31
29
41
28
21
20

Very
satisfied
42
51
40
44
37
40
46
50
42
42
38
47
42
50
21
30
47
40
35
46
44
42
51
31
41
37
46
42
41
50
44

8

Somewhat
satisfied
22
25
21
20
30
20
27
0
21
23
18
18
28
17
12
22
23
27
24
19
23
21
16
23
24
29
20
14
26
21
36

Not very
satisfied
4
5
4
3
8
3
7
0
4
3
2
4
6
17
2
7
3
8
4
4
4
5
1
0
5
3
6
3
5
8
0

Not at all
satisfied
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

8: Are you ...

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Male
58
64
56
59
56
58
58
50
100
0
58
56
58
100
55
63
57
60
60
58
61
50
72
59
53
60
57
64
51
67
60

9

Female
42
36
44
41
44
42
42
50
0
100
42
44
42
0
45
37
43
40
40
42
39
50
28
41
47
40
43
36
49
33
40

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

9: Please indicate your age

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Age: 18-34
32
10
38
37
12
38
18
50
32
32
100
0
0
0
52
40
28
36
46
36
27
28
46
52
19
40
34
44
21
42
44

Age: 35-50
28
21
30
32
14
28
28
0
27
29
0
100
0
0
33
30
28
22
23
35
25
35
34
30
30
9
28
30
30
25
24

10

Age: 51-68
39
65
32
30
73
33
51
50
39
39
0
0
100
0
14
30
43
40
31
28
46
36
20
18
49
49
38
26
48
29
28

Age: 69+
1
5
0
1
1
1
3
0
2
0
0
0
0
100
0
0
1
2
0
1
2
1
0
0
2
3
1
1
1
4
4

N
497
105
392
393
104
344
151
2
288
209
159
140
192
6
42
60
345
50
96
72
221
107
65
61
209
35
127
186
242
24
25

10: Which of the following best describes your ethnic background?

Hispanic African
or
AmeriLatino
can

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

8
4
10
10
2
11
3
0
8
9
14
10
3
0
100
0
0
0
16
1
6
10
10
5
6
9
13
10
8
4
4

12
7
13
12
12
14
9
0
13
10
15
13
9
0
0
100
0
0
10
18
14
6
6
15
12
9
15
10
14
17
8

Caucasian Asian
or
White

69
71
69
67
79
66
77
100
68
70
60
69
77
83
0
0
100
0
71
70
68
71
70
70
72
63
65
70
68
71
68

5
1
6
5
2
4
5
0
5
4
8
4
3
0
0
0
0
44
2
8
4
6
9
7
3
11
2
5
5
4
8

11

Indian

Native
American

0
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
0

1
4
1
1
2
1
2
0
2
0
0
1
2
17
0
0
0
12
0
1
1
3
0
0
1
6
2
1
0
4
0

Other
/
Several
Backgrounds
2
4
1
2
2
2
1
0
2
1
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
15
1
0
2
2
0
2
2
0
2
2
2
0
4

Prefer
not to
answer

3
8
1
3
1
3
3
0
2
3
2
1
4
0
0
0
0
25
0
1
5
2
4
2
3
3
2
2
3
0
8

N

500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

11: Region

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

Northeast
19
5
23
18
22
20
19
0
20
18
28
16
16
0
37
17
20
6
100
0
0
0
18
31
18
11
19
22
20
21
0

Midwest
15
5
18
14
19
16
13
50
15
15
16
18
10
17
2
22
15
15
0
100
0
0
18
21
15
11
10
15
14
17
20

12

South
44
75
36
48
33
43
48
0
47
42
37
40
53
67
34
52
43
52
0
0
100
0
37
23
53
49
44
38
50
46
36

West
21
15
23
20
26
22
21
50
19
25
19
26
20
17
27
10
22
27
0
0
0
100
27
25
14
29
27
24
15
17
44

N
499
106
393
395
104
346
151
2
290
209
159
140
191
6
41
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
126
188
242
24
25

12: Please indicate the health insurance company that you use to pay for most of your medical expenses at this time

Aetna APWUBlue EmblemGEHA HumanaKaiser Mail
Cross Health
Per- HanBlue
ma- dlers
Shield
nente

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

13
8
15
15
6
16
7
0
17
9
19
16
7
0
17
7
14
17
12
16
11
17
100
0
0
0
0
19
9
0
24

12
2
15
13
9
15
6
0
12
12
20
13
6
0
7
15
12
12
20
18
6
14
0
100
0
0
0
16
10
4
16

42
56
38
41
47
38
51
50
39
47
25
44
54
67
31
42
44
40
39
43
50
28
0
0
100
0
0
28
55
46
28

3
0
3
3
1
3
1
0
2
3
4
4
1
0
2
5
3
0
6
3
1
2
0
0
0
0
10
2
2
8
8

7
10
6
7
6
7
7
0
7
7
9
2
9
17
7
5
6
13
4
5
8
9
0
0
0
100
0
4
7
17
8

13

3
0
3
2
6
3
2
0
3
2
4
1
2
0
5
3
2
4
1
3
4
1
0
0
0
0
10
5
1
0
4

5
10
4
5
8
5
6
0
5
6
4
4
7
0
7
2
6
6
0
0
6
12
0
0
0
0
21
13
1
0
0

2
1
2
2
3
2
1
50
2
2
3
2
1
0
7
5
1
0
0
3
2
3
0
0
0
0
7
1
3
4
0

NALC Rural United Other Not
Car- Healthsure
rier
care
Benefit
Plan
1
1
6
4
1
2
0
6
5
0
1
1
6
4
2
1
1
7
3
1
3
0
3
8
2
2
1
5
3
1
1
0
9
7
2
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
5
5
1
2
0
7
3
1
2
1
6
2
1
2
1
7
2
1
0
0
5
7
2
17
0
0
0
0
2
0
12
2
0
2
2
7
3
3
1
1
5
5
1
0
0
6
2
0
2
1
6
6
2
0
0
7
1
1
1
0
5
4
1
2
1
7
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
2
23
16
5
1
1
7
4
0
2
1
3
5
1
0
0
17
0
4
4
0
8
0
0

N

500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25

13: Please indicate the type of health insurance plan you currently have.

All Respondents
Insider
Online
Current Federal Employee
Retired Federal Employee
Decision-making: Sole
Decision-Making: Shared
Decision-Making: Non
Male
Female
Age: 18-34
Age: 35-50
Age: 51-68
Age: 69+
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Race: African American
Race: Caucasian/White
Race: Other
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
Insurer: Aetna
Insurer: APWU
Insurer: Blue Cross
Insurer: GEHA
Insurer: Other
Plan: HMO
Plan: PPO
Plan: Fee for service
Plan: CDHP

HMO

PPO

38
25
41
39
32
41
31
0
41
32
51
39
26
17
45
32
38
35
43
39
32
43
54
51
25
20
49
100
0
0
0

49
58
46
46
57
46
56
0
43
56
33
51
60
50
48
55
48
46
51
47
55
34
33
39
64
51
35
0
100
0
0

Fee for
service
5
7
4
6
1
5
4
50
6
4
6
4
4
17
2
7
5
4
5
5
5
4
0
2
5
11
6
0
0
100
0

14

CDHP
5
4
5
6
2
5
5
0
5
5
7
4
4
17
2
3
5
10
0
7
4
10
9
7
3
6
5
0
0
0
100

Other
plans
1
0
1
0
3
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Not sure
3
6
3
3
6
3
4
50
4
2
3
1
6
0
2
3
3
6
1
1
3
7
1
2
2
11
5
0
0
0
0

N
500
107
393
396
104
347
151
2
290
210
159
140
192
6
42
60
346
52
96
74
222
107
67
61
210
35
127
188
243
24
25