Medicaid Enrollment by Maintenance Assistance Status, 2003 - 2012

Description: The number of people enrolled in Medicaid has increased since 2003, with large growth in 2008 and again in 2009 and 2010. The largest categories for any given year are poverty and cash assistance – together constituting approximately 65-70% of enrollees; this proportion has remained stable over time. The proportion of enrollees eligible due to being medically needy decreased slightly from 6.2% in 2003 to 5.1% in 2012; the proportion with 1115 waivers has decreased from 10.6% in 2003 to 6.8% in 2012.

Technical Notes: Maintenance Assistance Status – determined using the first digit of the uniform eligibility code.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment by Basis of Eligibility, 2003 - 2012

Description: The number of people enrolled in Medicaid has increased since 2003, with large growth in 2008 and again in 2009 and 2010. Around 45.7-48% of enrollees for any given year were classified as "Child". The proportion of enrollees within each category of basis of eligibility has been quite stable over time.

Technical Notes: Basis of Eligibility – determined using the second digit of the uniform eligibility code. The "Blind" category includes blind/disabled.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment by Age Group, 2003 - 2012

Description: Children (0 - 14 years) and adolescents (15 - 20 years) comprise the plurality Medicaid enrollees. The number of enrollees has increased over time in each of the age groups. The proportion of enrollees by age group has been fairly stable over time, with slightly fewer 0-14 year olds (41.8% in 2003 and 40.2% in 2012) and 65+ year enrollees (10.2% in 2003 and 8.9% in 2012), but more 45-64 year olds (9.4% in 2003 and 11.7% in 2012).

Technical Notes: Age is calculated based on age at the end of the calendar year.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment by Race, 2003 - 2012

Description: The White Non-Hispanic racial group is the largest racial category. The proportion of enrollees who were classified as White Non-Hispanic, Black, or Hispanic has decreased since 2003 (42.8% white in 2003 and 39.3 % in 2012; 22.8% Black in 2003 and 21.0% in 2012; 21.1% Hispanic in 2003 and 19.9% in 2012), whereas the proportion who were Asian or Pacific Islander increased from 3.4% in 2003 to 4.2% of enrollees in 2012, and the proportion who were classified as more than one racial category or unknown (grouped together in the "Other/Unknown" category) increased from 8.5% in 2003 to 14.4% in 2012. The proportion of enrollees who were American Indian or Alaska Native was consistently between 1.4% and 1.0%, with no clear time trend.

Technical Notes: Race classification changed in 2000 to allow for selection of more than one race. For this graphic, some race categories were combined due to small numbers: the Asian and Pacific Islander groups are combined; the More than one race categories and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment by Sex, 2003 - 2012

Description: The distribution of Medicaid enrollees by sex has been very stable over time, with approximately 57-58% of enrollees classified as female.

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Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012 by Maintenance Assistance Status

Description: The proportion of the Medicaid population eligible due to either Poverty or Cash Assistance in 2012 was 70.2%. A total of 5.1% of the Medicaid population was eligible due to being classified as Medically Needy.

Technical Notes: Maintenance Assistance Status – determined using the first digit of the uniform eligibility code.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012 by Basis of Eligibility

Description: The proportion of the Medicaid eligible population classified as "Child" in 2012 was 45.7%; 27.0% were classified as "Adult" and 8.1% as "Aged". A total of 14.5% of the Medicaid population was classified as "Blind" (this category also includes disabled).

Technical Notes: Basis of Eligibility – determined using the second digit of the uniform eligibility code.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012 by Age Group

Description: Children (0 - 14 years) and adolescents (15 - 20 years) comprise the majority of Medicaid enrollees (52.3% of total enrollees). Adults from the 21-44 year and 45-64 year age groups comprise 36.7% of all enrollees. 65+ year enrollees comprise 8.9% of Medicaid enrollees in 2012.

Technical Notes: Age is calculated based on age at the end of the calendar year.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012 by Racial Group

Description: The White Non-Hispanic racial group is the largest racial category (39.3% of enrollees), followed by Hispanic (19.9%) and Black (21%). 4.2% of enrollees in 2012 were Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.2% were American Indian or Alaska Native, and 14.4% were more than one race, another race, or unknown racial category.

Technical Notes: Race classification changed in 2000 to allow for selection of more than one race. For this graphic, some race categories were combined due to small numbers: the Asian and Pacific Islander groups are combined; the More than one race categories and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012 by Maintenance Assistance Status and Race

Description: White Non-Hispanics comprise the largest category within each of the Eligibility groups. Blacks comprise the second largest racial group for the all categories.

Technical Notes: Maintenance Assistance Status– determined using the first digit of the uniform eligibility code. Some race categories were combined due to small numbers: the Asian and Pacific Islander groups are combined; the More than one race categories and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012 by Basis of Eligibility and Race

Description: White Non-Hispanics comprise the largest category within each of the Eligibility groups. Blacks comprise the second largest racial group for all categories.

Technical Notes: Basis of Eligibility – determined using the second digit of the uniform eligibility code. The "Blind" category includes blind/disabled. Some race categories were combined due to small numbers: the Asian and Pacific Islander groups are combined; the More than one race categories and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2012

Description: The number of people enrolled in Medicaid varied by state. In 2012, Wyoming had the smallest number of Medicaid enrollees (89,345) and California had the largest number (13,470,556). Four states did not report Medicaid enrollment data in the MAX format in 2012, and therefore data are missing (state is shaded in white): Colorado, Idaho, Kansas and Rhode Island.

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Chart Date: April 17, 2017

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