Medicaid Enrollment: June 2012 Data Snapshot
In June 2012, Medicaid enrollment reached 54.1 million as high unemployment and falling incomes led many families to turn to Medicaid for coverage. However, as economic conditions improved, enrollment growth in Medicaid slowed. An additional 1.3 million people enrolled in Medicaid between June 2011 and June 2012 (a growth rate of 2.5 percent) compared to the program’s most recent peak at the height of the recessionary period, where nearly 3.5 million additional people enrolled each period (growth rates of 7.8 and 7.2 percent).
The issue brief provides further analysis of enrollment trends across all 50 states and DC as well as within select eligibility groups such as Families, the Aged & Disabled, as well as adult expansions of non-disabled, non-elderly adults.
also of interest
- Medicaid Reforms to Expand Coverage, Control Costs and Improve Care: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016
- Recent Trends in Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment as of January 2015: Early Findings from the CMS Performance Indicator Project
- Modern Era Medicaid: Findings from a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP as of January 2015
- Medicaid in an Era of Health & Delivery System Reform: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015