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What Has Caused the Growth in Medicaid Spending in Recent Years?

A new study published in Health Affairs explains what caused Medicaid spending to rise from 2000-2003 and confirms the role Medicaid played in covering people during the recent economic downturn, and that Medicaid per enrollee spending grew at a slower rate than private insurance spending. The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured and Health Affairs cosponsored a briefing to discuss the findings of the study.

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Understanding the Recent Growth in Medicaid Spending, 2000-2003

Materials from the January 26, 2005 Briefing:

Agenda

Presentation

Speaker Biographies

Webcast of Briefing

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