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SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey 2010 Cost and Use file.Selected Demographic Characteristics of Medicare Beneficiaries, 2010Male45%Female55%White77%Black10%Hispanic 9%75-8427%<6516%65-7444%85+13%Other 5%
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200020102020203020402050010203040506070809010039.747.764.481.889.292.8Number of Medicare beneficiaries (in millions)SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation based on the 2014 Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds.Financing Care for an Aging Population
SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey 2010 Cost and Use file.Characteristics of the Medicare Population1 in 2 Medicare Beneficiaries with incomes < $23,5001 in 3 Medicare Beneficiaries with 5+ chronic conditions1 in 4 Medicare Beneficiaries reporting fair/poor health status25%: incomes below $14,40050%: incomes below $23,5005%: incomes above $93,900Distribution of Medicare Beneficiaries By Income, 2013NOTE: Total household income for couples is split equally between husbands and wives to estimate income for married beneficiaries. SOURCE: Urban Institute analysis of DYNASIM for the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Figure 15690%42%10%58%NOTE: Excludes Medicare Advantage enrollees. SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey 2010 Cost and Use file.Distribution of Traditional Medicare Beneficiaries and Medicare Spending, 2010Total Number of Traditional Medicare Beneficiaries, 2010: 36.3 millionTotal Traditional Medicare Spending, 2010: $385 billionAverage per capita Traditional Medicare spending: $10,584Average per capita Traditional Medicare spending among top 10%: $61,722Average per capita Traditional Medicare spending among bottom 90%: $4,897
Figure 157<6565+<$20,000$20,000-$39,999>$40,000Exc./V. Good/GoodFair/Poor0.060.170.040.10.050.030.030.13NOTE: Excludes respondents who did not have Medicare eligibility for the full calendar year, such as new enrollees and decedents. Also excludes respondents who did not indicate incomes within specified ranges. All subgroup estimates are statistically significantly different from ‘overall’ estimate. SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey 2012 Access to Care file.Measures of Access to Care Among Medicare Beneficiaries by Demographic Characteristics, 2012During the past year, percent of beneficiaries reporting that they…OverallAgeIncomeHealth Status0.110.280.080.180.110.050.070.22…delayed getting health care due to cost…had trouble getting needed care
Figure 15842%18%14%11%6%3%3%2%1%NOTE: Analysis excludes beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans. Premiums includes Medicare Parts A and B and other types of health insurance beneficiaries may have (Medigap, employer-sponsored insurance, and other public and private sources). Estimates do not sum to total due to rounding.SOURCE: Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of the Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey 2010 Cost and Use file.

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