Dual Eligibles: Medicaid Enrollment and Spending for Medicare Beneficiaries in 2007
12/17/2010 | 3614 Requests *
This report provides the latest national and state data on enrollment and spending for individuals enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare, also known as dual eligibles. There were about 8.9 million dual eligibles in 2007. Dual eligibles are among the sickest and poorest individuals covered by either program. Although they comprised 15% of Medicaid enrollment, dual eligibles accounted for 39% ($121 billion) of Medicaid spending for medical services & for more than a quarter of Medicare spending.
Rousseau, David; Clemans-Cope, Lisa; Lawton, Emily; Langston, Jessica;
Connolly, John; and Howard, Jhamirah
Dual Eligibles; Eligibility; Medicaid; Medicare Savings Programs; Partial Dual Eligibles
Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities, Medicaid, Physical Disabilities
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
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
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