Medicaid: A Primer
03/19/2007 | 3346 Requests *
Need an overview of the basic components of the nationís largest health coverage program? Medicaid covers 55 million low-income individuals and is the dominant source of long-term care financing. Examine the structure of the program, who it covers, what services it provides, and spending. Because Medicaid is jointly financed by the federal and state governments programs vary across states. Tables examining the state-to-state variation in eligibility, enrollment, and spending are included.
- Primer 2007 PDF (2,077K, 33 pages)
- Updated Version - Primer 2009 Off-site link (35 pages)
Expenditures; Dual Eligibles; Medicaid; Key Information on Health Programs for Low-Income Americans; Medicaid beneficiaries; Medicaid Expenditures by Type of Service; Federal Medical Assistance Percentages; Income Eligibility
Financing HCBS, Long-Term Care, Medicaid, State/Agency Information
Kaiser Family Foundation
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, All States/Territories
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
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* Reflects requests since January 1, 2007