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Dual Eligibles: Medicaid’s Role for Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries

This updated fact sheet describes the nearly 8.9 million “dual eligibles,” the low-income elderly and persons with disabilities who are enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid, why this population needs Medicaid, what services they receive from Medicaid, and what the new health reform law may mean for them.

Fact Sheet (.pdf)

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