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Medicaid at a Crossroads.
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PMID:  21470005     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Approximately 68 million Americans were enrolled in Medicaid at some point during 2010, when the program spent $406 billion on acute and long-term care services for its beneficiaries.(1) Another 16 million people are slated to gain Medicaid eligibility through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would make the federal-state program responsible for financing services for more than one in four Americans. Enacted in 1965 as an afterthought to Medicare, Medicaid has become a vast public enterprise that underscores the limits of the private insurance market even as it squeezes state budgets already stretched by the recession. These . . .
John K Iglehart
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-4-6
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Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-4-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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