Medicaid: Lifeline for Seniors
One of West Virginians Together for Medicaid's many great collaborating organizations, Protect Our Care, released a fact sheet detailing how Medicaid supports seniors and older Americans as part of our April Medicaid Awareness Month campaign.
Protect Our Care breaks down the benefits of Medicaid to seniors by the numbers:
- More than 6.9 million seniors are enrolled in Medicaid
- More than 8.5 million adults ages 50 to 64 are enrolled in Medicaid
- Medicaid funds 53 percent of long-term care nationwide
- Medicaid covers 6 in 10 nursing home residents
You can read the full fact sheet here.