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KFF: 5 Key Facts on the Effects of Medicaid Per Capita Cap for Low-Income People on Medicare

Submitted by George.Mason.Mc... on Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:58


  1. 1 in 5 people on Medicare – 11 million Medicare beneficiaries – receive help from Medicaid
  2. 2 out of 3 nursing home residents who are on Medicare receive assistance from Medicaid; most of them are women
  3. 4 in 10 people on Medicare with Medicaid are adults under age 65 with significant disabilities
  4. Two-thirds of all Medicaid spending for people on Medicare is for long-term care services and supports
  5. Federal and state Medicaid spending for low-income people on Medicare totaled almost $147 billion in 2011


Source: KFF
Source URL: http://files.kff.org/attachment/Issue-Brief-What-Could-a-Med...



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