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Demand on Medicaid slows in 2012 as economy improves

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7270 (Published 26 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7270
  1. Edward Davies
  1. 1BMJ, New York

Growth in total Medicaid spending and enrollment slowed substantially in 2012. The change has been credited to the slow improvement in the US economy and better control of costs. Relatively slow growth in spending and enrollment is expected to continue in 2013, concluded the 12th annual Medicaid budget survey by the Commission on Medicaid and the …

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