Medicaid/Medicare 50th Anniversary

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Medicare and Medicaid!!!
Happy 50th Birthday
Who is covered?*
Law as of 1965
Children and Parents
People over the age of 65
People with diabilities
Adults without dependent children
Pregnant Women
*Must meet eligibility requirements
People Who Are Blind or Disabled
*Medicare enrollment from 2012 **Medicaid Enrollment from April 2014
Enrollment in Medicare and Medicaid by State
More People Have Access to Health Insurance
Kaiser Family Foundation, "Medicaid at 50", May 2015,
The United States uninsured rate gradually dropped 10% after Medicare and Medicaid were implemented. After the second Open Enrollment Period on the Health Insurance Marketplace (March 2015) that percentage is the lowest on record. (10% of non-elderly adults are uninsured.)
For more information, check out the Covering Kids & Families Blog: