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Medicaid at forty.

Rowland D - Health Care Financ Rev (2005-2006 Winter)

Bottom Line: This article examines Medicaid's evolution over the last four decades in its role as a health insurer for low-income families, a source of health and long-term care (LTC) coverage for people with disabilities, and as the supplement to Medicare for low-income aged and disabled Medicare beneficiaries.Medicaid's role and impact on each of these beneficiary groups is assessed.

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Affiliation: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC 20005, USA. DRowland@kff.org

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This article examines Medicaid's evolution over the last four decades in its role as a health insurer for low-income families, a source of health and long-term care (LTC) coverage for people with disabilities, and as the supplement to Medicare for low-income aged and disabled Medicare beneficiaries. Medicaid's role and impact on each of these beneficiary groups is assessed.

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Medicaid Enrollees and Expenditures, by Enrollment Group: 2003
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f2-hcfr-27-2-063: Medicaid Enrollees and Expenditures, by Enrollment Group: 2003

Mentions: To finance these multiple roles, the Federal and State governments combined spent $275 billion in 2003, accounting for 17 percent of overall personal health spending (Urban Institute, 2004; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2005b). Of the total, $252 billion financed direct services, with the bulk of spending (69 percent) going to health and LTC services for the aged and disabled (Figure 2). The Federal share of Medicaid spending ranges from 50 to 77 percent, with a higher Federal share in poorer States.


Medicaid at forty.

Rowland D - Health Care Financ Rev (2005-2006 Winter)

Medicaid Enrollees and Expenditures, by Enrollment Group: 2003
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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getmorefigures.php?uid=PMC4194923&req=5

f2-hcfr-27-2-063: Medicaid Enrollees and Expenditures, by Enrollment Group: 2003
Mentions: To finance these multiple roles, the Federal and State governments combined spent $275 billion in 2003, accounting for 17 percent of overall personal health spending (Urban Institute, 2004; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2005b). Of the total, $252 billion financed direct services, with the bulk of spending (69 percent) going to health and LTC services for the aged and disabled (Figure 2). The Federal share of Medicaid spending ranges from 50 to 77 percent, with a higher Federal share in poorer States.

Bottom Line: This article examines Medicaid's evolution over the last four decades in its role as a health insurer for low-income families, a source of health and long-term care (LTC) coverage for people with disabilities, and as the supplement to Medicare for low-income aged and disabled Medicare beneficiaries.Medicaid's role and impact on each of these beneficiary groups is assessed.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Washington, DC 20005, USA. DRowland@kff.org

ABSTRACT
This article examines Medicaid's evolution over the last four decades in its role as a health insurer for low-income families, a source of health and long-term care (LTC) coverage for people with disabilities, and as the supplement to Medicare for low-income aged and disabled Medicare beneficiaries. Medicaid's role and impact on each of these beneficiary groups is assessed.

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