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Dual Eligibles: Medicaid Enrollment and Spending for Medicare Beneficiaries in 2003

Dual Eligibles: Medicaid Enrollment and Spending for Medicare Beneficiaries in 2003

This report provides the latest national and state data on Medicaid enrollment and spending for individuals enrolled in both Medicaid and Medicare, also knows as dual eligibles. Nationally, there are 7.5 million dual eligibles and while they comprise 14 percent of the Medicaid population, they account for 40 percent of Medicaid spending.

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