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Medicaid and the elderly


Abstract: In 2009, Medicaid spent over $75 billion on 5.3 million elderly beneficiaries. This article describes the Medicaid rules for the elderly and discusses their economic implications.

Keywords: Older people; Medicare; Medicaid;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Economic Perspectives

Publication Date: 2012

Volume: 36

Issue: Q I

Pages: 17-34