Medicaid and the Elderly
18 Pages Posted: 7 Mar 2012
Date Written: February 8, 2012
In 2009, Medicaid spent over $75 billion on 5.3 million elderly beneficiaries. This article describes the Medicaid rules for the elderly and discusses their economic implications.
Keywords: Medicaid, eligibility, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Government Expenditures and Health, Government Policy, Regulation, Public Health
JEL Classification: H42, H51, I18
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