Medicare and Medicaid Trends

This infographic to the right from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) identifies a number of trends

Medicare and Medicaid Trends & Challenges
Medicare and Medicaid Trends & Challenges

and challenges that the Medicaid & Medicare programs are facing after 50 years.

Medicaid Items include

  • Uninsured, low-inome adults in the coverage gap in states that have not expanded Medicaid
  • The share of Medicaid enrollment in comprehensive managed care between 2002-2011
  • Spending varied for populations covered by Medicaid.

Medicare Items measured:

  • Medicare beneficiaries’ out-of-pocket yearly spending
  • Share of Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in privare health plans. 1999-2015
  • Projected increase of Medicare beneficiaries through 2050

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