Tag Archives: payment rates

Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid: Characteristics, Healthcare Spending, and Evolving Policies

In 2009, the federal and state governments spent a total of more than $250 billion on healthcare benefits for the 9 million low-income elderly or disabled people who are jointly enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid. A report by CBO examines … finish reading Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid: Characteristics, Healthcare Spending, and Evolving Policies

Posted in dual eligibles, Healthcare Costs, Healthcare Quality and Access, Healthcare Spending, Healthcare Utilization, Incentives, Medicaid, Medicare, Reducing Healthcare Costs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment