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Transformative times ahead for Medicaid

Transformative times ahead for Medicaid

Historic year for Medicaid

Medicaid currently provides health and long-term care for 66 million low-income Americans. Additionally, Medicaid provides assistance to 9.5 million low-income Medicare beneficiaries.

The thirteenth annual Kaiser Family Foundation Medicaid report, predicts that fiscal years 2013 and 2014 will be historic and transformative for Medicaid. The study reports on the results of surveys of Medicaid directors and budget staff for all 50 states and the District of Columbia (DC). Enrollment and budget data from all states and DC were analyzed from fiscal years 2011 and 2012. Below are some highlights from the report;

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