Medicaid Spending: What Factors Contributed to the Growth Between 2000 and 2002?
The report finds that rapid Medicaid spending growth has been driven, in part, by enrollment increases resulting from the loss of income and private insurance coverage during the current economic downturn, together with continued increases in hospital and prescription drug costs that have affected the entire health care sector.
Issue Paper (.pdf)
also of interest
- The Role of Medicaid in State Economies and the ACA
- How Do Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Payments Change Under the ACA?
- Managing a High Performing Medicaid Program
- Medicaid in a Historic Time of Transformation: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014