Funder: The Commonwealth Fund and The SCAN Foundation

March 2017 | Fact Sheet


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Over 11 million individuals across the United States are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. These people, known as Medicare-Medicaid enrollees or dually eligible beneficiaries, often have significant health and social service needs, making them among the nation’s highest-need, highest-cost populations.

As of March 2017, over 750,000 dually eligible beneficiaries are enrolled in programs that integrate Medicare and Medicaid.