Medicaid Enrollment by Maintenance Assistance Status, 2001 - 2010

Description: The number of people enrolled in Medicaid has increased since 2001, with large growth in 2002 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. The proportion of enrollees eligible due to being medically needy decreased from 6.3% in 2001 to 4.4% in 2010; the proportion eligible due to either poverty or cash assistance (categories combined) has remained stable over time; the proportion with 1115 waivers has decreased slightly from 10.2% in 2001 to 7.7% in 2010.

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

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment by Basis of Eligibility, 2001 - 2010

Description: The number of people enrolled in Medicaid has increased since 2001, with large growth in 2002 and again in 2009 and 2010. Around 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.

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment by Age Group, 2001 - 2010

Description: Children (0 - 14 years) and adolescents (15 - 20 years) comprise the majority of 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 (42.3% in 2001 and 40.7% in 2010) and 65+ year enrollees (10.4% in 2000 and 8.9% in 2010), but more 45-64 year olds (9.1% in 2001 and 11.2% in 2010).

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

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment by Race, 2001 - 2010

Description: The White Non-Hispanic racial group is the largest racial category. The proportion of enrollees who were classified as White Non-Hispanic or Black has decreased since 2000 (42.9% white in 2001 and 40.1 % in 2010; 24.0% black in 2001 and 21.1% in 2010), whereas the proportion who were Asian or Pacific Islander increased from 3.4% in 2001 to 4.0% of enrollees in 2010, and the proportion who were classified as Hispanic or Hispanic and another race increased from 20.0% in 2001 to 24.2% in 2010.

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 Hispanic and one or more other races group is included in the Hispanic category; the More than one race category and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment by Gender, 2001 - 2010

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

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Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010 by Maintenance Assistance Status

Description: The proportion of the Medicaid population eligible due to either Poverty or Cash Assistance in 2010 was 69.3%. A total of 4.4% 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: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010 by Basis of Eligibility

Description: The proportion of the Medicaid eligible population classified as "Child" in 2010 was 47.4%; 26.3% were classified as "Adult" and 8.0% as "Aged". A total of 14.6% of the Medicaid population was classified as "Blind".

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

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010 by Age Group

Description: Children (0 - 14 years) and adolescents (15 - 20 years) comprise the majority of Medicaid enrollees (52.9% of total enrollees). Adults from the 21-44 year and 45-64 year age groups comprise 36.3% of all enrollees. 65+ year enrollees comprise 8.9% of Medicaid enrollees in 2010.

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

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010 by Racial Group

Description: The White Non-Hispanic racial group is the largest racial category (40% of enrollees), followed by Hispanic (24%) and Black (21%). 4.0% of enrollees in 2010 were Asian or Pacific Islander, 1% were American Indian or Alaska Native, and 9% 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 Hispanic and one or more other races group is included in the Hispanic category; the More than one race category and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010 by Maintenance Assistance Status and Race

Description: White Non-Hispanics comprise the largest category within each of the Eligibility groups. Black comprise the second largest racial group for the cash assistance category, and Hispanics comprised the second largest group for all other 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 Hispanic and one or more other races group is included in the Hispanic category; the More than one race category and unknown race are included in the "Other/Unknown" group.

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010 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 aged and blind categories, and Hispanics comprised the second largest group for children and adult categories.

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

Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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Medicaid Enrollment, 2010

Description: The number of people enrolled in Medicaid varied by state. In 2010, Wyoming had the smallest number of Medicaid enrollees (88,863) and California had the largest number (11,935,795).

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Chart Date: September 3, 2014

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