Effect of Long-term Care Use on Medicare and Medicaid Expenditures for Dual Eligible and Non-dual Eligible Elderly Beneficiaries

CMS: 8/22/13

Background: Dual eligible Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries consume disproportionate shares of both programs.
Objectives: To compare Medicare and Medicaid expenditures of elderly dual eligible beneficiaries with non-dual eligible beneficiaries based on their long-term care (LTC) use.
Research Design: Secondary analysis of linked MAX and Medicare data in seven states.
Subjects: Dual eligible adults (65+) receiving LTC in institutions, in the community, or not at all; and Medicare non-dual eligibles. Read More