Table 146Medicaid beneficiaries and payments, by basis of eligibility, and race and Hispanic origin: United States, selected fiscal years 1999–2009

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[Data are compiled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services from the Medicaid Data System]

Basis of eligibility and race and Hispanic origin199920002003200420052006200720082009
Beneficiaries 1Number in millions
All beneficiaries40.142.852.055.657.757.856.858.856.0
Percent of beneficiaries
Basis of eligibility:
 Aged (65 years and over)9.48.77.87.87.67.67.17.16.5
 Blind and disabled16.716.114.814.614.214.414.814.814.0
 Adults in families with dependent children 218.720.522.522.521.521.921.821.822.6
 Children under age 21346.946.147.847.847.548.048.448.048.4
 Other Title XIX 48.48.67.27.39.18.17.88.48.5
Race and Hispanic origin: 5
 White- - -- - -41.241.139.339.138.638.136.5
 Black or African American- - -- - -22.422.121.521.821.621.121.1
 American Indian or Alaska Native- - -- - -1.41.31.21.21.21.31.3
 Asian or Pacific Islander- - -- - -3.33.33.53.53.53.53.5
  Asian- - -- - -2.42.42.52.62.62.62.6
  Pacific Islander- - -- - -0.90.90.90.90.90.90.8
 Hispanic or Latino- - -- - -19.319.420.621.021.621.723.6
 Multiple race or unknown- - -- - -12.512.713.913.313.514.314.1
Payments 6Amount in billions
All payments$153.5$168.3$233.2$257.7$274.9$269.0$276.2$294.2$287.1
Percent distribution
Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Basis of eligibility:
 Aged (65 years and over)27.726.423.723.123.121.620.720.619.2
 Blind and disabled42.943.243.743.343.443.343.343.543.5
 Adults in families with dependent children 210.310.611.512.011.712.312.412.613.9
 Children under age 21315.715.917.117.217.318.819.419.419.9
 Other Title XIX 43.43.94.04.54.63.94.24.03.5
Race and Hispanic origin: 5
 White- - -- - -53.853.453.052.150.750.248.6
 Black or African American- - -- - -19.719.819.820.420.820.621.3
 American Indian or Alaska Native- - -- - -1.21.21.21.21.21.31.3
 Asian or Pacific Islander- - -- - -2.42.52.72.82.82.93.0
  Asian- - -- - -1.61.71.92.02.02.12.2
  Pacific Islander- - -- - -0.80.80.80.80.80.80.8
 Hispanic or Latino- - -- - -10.610.712.212.813.113.715.2
 Multiple race or unknown- - -- - -12.212.311.110.811.411.410.5
Payments per beneficiary 6Amount
All beneficiaries$3,819$3,936$4,487$4,639$4,768$4,657$4,862$5,051$5,122
Basis of eligibility:
 Aged (65 years and over)11,26811,92913,67713,68714,42713,27614,14114,74215,141
 Blind and disabled9,83210,55913,30313,71414,53113,98214,19414,84315,921
 Adults in families with dependent children 22,1042,0302,2922,4712,5872,6222,7532,9173,156
 Children under age 2131,2821,3581,6061,6641,7351,8251,9512,0382,107
 Other Title XIX 41,5321,7782,4742,8962,3802,2552,6222,4072,087
Race and Hispanic origin: 5
 White- - -- - -5,8706,0266,4226,1996,3906,6576,832
 Black or African American- - -- - -3,9444,1584,3974,3584,6694,9285,184
 American Indian or Alaska Native- - -- - -4,0014,3204,6264,4894,8265,2185,439
 Asian or Pacific Islander- - -- - -3,3273,5133,7103,6963,8634,1334,445
  Asian- - -- - -2,9933,1983,6243,6573,8474,1234,389
  Pacific Islander- - -- - -4,2234,3663,9473,7993,9074,1614,619
 Hispanic or Latino- - -- - -2,4632,5632,8222,8312,9603,1753,298
 Multiple race or unknown- - -- - -4,3964,4933,8163,7704,1064,0143,804
- - -

Data not available.

1

Beneficiaries include those who received services through Medicaid.

2

Includes adults who meet the requirements for the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program that were in effect in their state on July 16, 1996, or, at state option, more liberal criteria (with some exceptions). Includes adults in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Starting with 2001 data, includes women in the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Program and unemployed adults. For more information on the eligibility requirements, see Appendix II, Medicaid.

3

Includes children (including those in the foster care system) in the TANF program. For more information on the eligibility requirements, see Appendix II, Medicaid.

4

Includes some participants in the Supplemental Security Income program and other people deemed medically needy in participating states. Prior to 2001, includes unemployed adults. Excludes foster care children and includes unknown eligibility.

5

Race and Hispanic origin are as determined on initial Medicaid application. Categories are mutually exclusive. Starting with 2001 data, the Hispanic category included Hispanic persons, regardless of race. Persons indicating more than one race were included in the multiple race category.

6

Medicaid payments exclude disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments ($14.7 billion in FY2009) and DSH mental health facility payments ($3.1 billion in FY2009).

NOTES: Data are for fiscal year ending September 30. See Appendix II, Medicaid; Medicaid payments. For more information, see: http://www​.cms.hhs.gov​/MSIS/Downloads/msisdd2010.pdf. Hawaii, Massachusetts, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Wisconsin had not reported 2009 data as of the date accessed. Some data have been revised and differ from previous editions of Health, United States. Data for additional years are available. See Appendix III.

SOURCE: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS). MSIS data for 2009 were accessed on July 29, 2011. See Appendix I, Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS).

From: Trend Tables

Cover of Health, United States, 2011
Health, United States, 2011: With Special Feature on Socioeconomic Status and Health.
National Center for Health Statistics (US).
Hyattsville (MD): National Center for Health Statistics (US); 2012 May.

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