Medicaid 2007 - Chapter Twelve Medicaid Medicaid became law...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Twelve Medicaid Medicaid became law on July 30, 1965 under Title XIX (19) of the Social Security Act funded by both the state and federal governments through a matching process (50% - 80% matching) Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) establishes basic guidelines and eligibility criteria at the federal level each state Medicaid agency establishes further eligibility criteria and guidelines administered by state governments, therefore, each state has a different Medicaid program in 2000, Medicaid cost $200 billion and has 33 million people (13% of US population) Medicaid population (2001): children (50%) elderly (10.4%) blind & disabled (17.1%) adults (22.5%) eligibility: categorically needy medically needy Categorically Needy are:- adults and children who receive AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent...
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