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Table 1:

Medicaid Recipients and Spending, 2003

 

Total

Total

 

 

Medicaid

Medicaid

Average

State/City

Eligibles

Expenditures

Payment

U.S.

55,157,776

$233,205,998,192

$4,228

California

10,047,498

$25,812,495,569

$2,569

New York State

3,755,091

$32,764,923,624

$8,725

New York City

2,489,582

$21,430,281,339

$8,608

Sources: DHHS, Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services, FY 2003 (U.S. and California)

  NYS Health Department, Medicaid Expenditure Overview Report, CY 2003. (NYS, NYC)

 Average payment calculated by author.

 

 

Edwin S. Rubenstein (email him) is President of ESR Research Economic Consultants in Indianapolis.