Chart pack: Implications of Federal Medicaid Reform on States, Beneficiaries, and Providers

Pressure to reduce the federal deficit, and rising Medicaid expenditures, have made Medicaid a target for federal spending cuts. Enrollment in Medicaid continues to rise, surpassing Medicare in 1999, with the bulk of the dollars going to nursing home and hospital care, and to the elderly and disabled populations. Close to two-thirds of Medicaid spending is for ")optional") services and/or populations.

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