February 23, 2011
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid Facts
Vern K. Smith, PhD
This snapshot of Medicaid enrollment as of June 2010 finds that enrollment increased by 3.7 million people nationally between June 2009 and June 2010, bringing the total number of enrollees above 50 million for the first time in the program’s history. Medicaid enrollment has grown by 7.6 million (17.8 percent) since the start of the recession in December 2007.