Public Financing in health care
Analyze trends in Medicare and Medicaid. What impact are these trends having on access to care for low income elders and people with disabilities?
Medicare and Medicaid spending per every beneficiary have grown less swiftly than the costs of the private health insurance in the recent years compared to previous years. As a matter of fact almost four million uninsured, adults who get low income remain in the coverage gap in those states that failed to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. In fact between the years 2002 to 2011, the share of Medicaid enrollment in the entire country in comprehensive managed care has increased from 38% to 49%. In the year 2011…