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Medicaid and the elderly

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  • Mariacristina De Nardi
  • Eric French
  • John Bailey Jones
  • Angshuman Gooptu

Abstract

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.

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  • Mariacristina De Nardi & Eric French & John Bailey Jones & Angshuman Gooptu, 2012. "Medicaid and the elderly," Economic Perspectives, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, issue Q I, pages 17-34.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedhep:y:2012:i:qi:p:17-34:n:v.36no.1
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    1. Mariacristina De Nardi & Eric French & John Bailey Jones, 2016. "Medicaid Insurance in Old Age," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 106(11), pages 3480-3520, November.
    2. repec:eee:hapoch:v1_237 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Wagner, Kathryn L., 2016. "Shock, but no shift: Hospitals' responses to changes in patient insurance mix," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(C), pages 46-58.
    4. Fang, H., 2016. "Insurance Markets for the Elderly," Handbook of the Economics of Population Aging, Elsevier.
    5. repec:eee:hapoch:v1_457 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    Medicaid ; Medicare ; Older people;

    JEL classification:

    • H1 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government
    • H31 - Public Economics - - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents - - - Household
    • I13 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Insurance, Public and Private

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