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Medicaid – Children

51% of all Medicaid recipients are children.   Medicaid is the single largest health insurer for children (27%) and the single largest payer of care delivered by children’s hospitals, accounting for:
  • 59% of all Emergency Department visits
  • 45% of all outpatient visits
  • 55% of all inpatient days
Source: “Medicaid Matters to Children’s Hospitals,” 2009 NACHRI Annual Meeting Poster, NACHRI, December 2009, http://www.childrenshospitals.net/Content/ContentFolders34/BenchmarkingData/AnnualSurvey/medicaid_poster.pdf 
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January 19, 2010 - Posted by | healthcare, insurance | , ,

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