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35% of Miami-Dade seniors are Medicaid beneficiaries


Written by on January 9, 2018

A far larger percentage of Miami-Dade County senior citizens are Medicaid beneficiaries than in any of Florida’s other 66 counties, a health snapshot of Florida residents released Monday shows.

The study figures compiled by the Florida Policy Institute, as analyzed by Miami Today, show that 35% of Miami-Dade’s 135,530 senior citizen residents were Medicaid beneficiaries in 2016. That’s far above the county with the next-highest of senior beneficiaries, 25% in Gadsden County…To read the full story click here