Medicaid and the Elderly
Mariacristina De Nardi
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) - Public Economics
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
John Bailey Jones
State University of New York, Albany
affiliation not provided to SSRN
February 8, 2012
Economic Perspectives, Vol. 36, No. 1, 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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 18
Keywords: Medicaid, eligibility, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Government Expenditures and Health, Government Policy, Regulation, Public Health
JEL Classification: H42, H51, I18Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 7, 2012
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