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Kaiser Analysis Finds Record Medicaid Enrollment Growth in 2009
Date:2/18/2010

ed program enrollment, resulting in increased spending for fiscal year 2010. At least 29 states say they are considering additional mid-year cuts in provider rates and program benefits.

Enhanced federal matching money for Medicaid provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has proved critical in helping states maintain coverage. But that money is scheduled to expire on Dec. 31, 2010, which will increase the strain on state fiscal year 2011 budgets, Medicaid directors reported.

Although Medicaid enrollment is on the rise, costs of the program as measured on a per-person basis are not climbing at a faster rate than health costs more generally. (See "An Actuarial Rorschach Test" [link to http://www.kff.org/pullingittogether/021610_altman.cfm]). Moreover, in past recessions, after the economy has improved, Medicaid enrollment growth has slowed and sometimes contracted, suggesting that the record rate of enrollment growth seen in 2009 will eventually subside.

The enrollment analysis is part of a package of resources [link to http://www.kff.org/medicaid/kcmu021810pkg.cfm] released today in advance of a joint Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU)-Alliance for Health Reform briefing on state budgets, Medicaid and the economy on Feb. 22.

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