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Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries Rely on Medicaid for Critical Help

Medicaid is a lifeline to close to 11 million Medicare beneficiaries. These individuals—called dual eligibles or duals—are the poorest, sickest, and most vulnerable of all Medicare beneficiaries. In this new PPI report, Jean Accius, Lynda Flowers, and Brendan Flinn, discuss how the Medicaid program benefits dual eligibles, describe how  low-income Medicare beneficiaries qualify for Medicaid, and identify how recent health care reform proposals could harm Medicare’s most vulnerable beneficiaries. 

Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard

A State Scorecard on Long-Term Services and Supports for Older Adults, People with Physical Disabilities, and Family Caregivers

 

Aging Demographics

One in Three Americans is Now 50 or Older

By 2030, one out of every five people in the United State will be 65-plus. Will your community be ready?

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