CHILDREN MAKE UP HALF OF THE MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES AND ONE FIFTH OF THE COSTS

FIGURE 5.1

Medicaid beneficiaries and expenditures, by enrollment group, United States, 1995. Total expenditures exclude administrative expenses. Children are dependent children ages 0-21 years. SOURCE: Kaiser Commission on the Future of Medicaid, 1997. Data are from the Urban Institute analysis of the HCFA 2082 and 64 Statistical Reports.

CHILDREN'S MEDICAID EXPANSIONS RESULTED IN INCREASED ENROLLMENT

FIGURE 5.2

Trends in the number of Medicaid recipients, by enrollment group, United States, 1987-1995. AFDC = Aid to Families with Dependent Children. SOURCE: HCFA (1997b). Data were provided by the Division of Information Distribution and were derived from the HCFA 2082 Statistical Report on Medical Care: Eligibles, Recipients, Payments, and Services.



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