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Medicaid average enrollment

Medicaid is a health insurance program available for qualified individuals meeting certain requirements. Qualified individuals include low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults, and people with disabilities. The program is administered by states but funded by both the federal government and the states themselves.

There was an average of 75 million people enrolled in Medicare in 2020, an increase of 1.9% or 1.4 million people from 2019.

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