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Dual Eligibles: Demographics

Created on July 10, 2014

Dual Eligibles: Demographics

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Individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid are more likely to be poor, female, and an ethnic minority than other Medicare beneficiaries.

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation, “Medicare’s Role for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries,” April 2012, http://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/8138-02.pdf (accessed June 11, 2014).

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